Elmer “Shorty” Davidheiser, 98

Elmer “Shorty” Davidheiser, 98, formerly of Stowe, husband of the late Pauline P. (Miller) Davidheiser, passed away Friday December 2, 2022 at Birdsboro Lodge.

Born in Stowe, he was the son of the late Morris and Ida (Kulp) Davidheiser.

Elmer served in the US Army during WWII. He was a member of the West End Fire Co. Elmer worked as a baker for Mrs. Smith’s Pie Co. in Pottstown. He served as past President and Vice President of the Board of Director’s for Mrs. Smith’s Pie Federal Credit Union.

Surviving are his two daughters Elaine Albright wife of Kenneth and Deborah Ziegler wife of Joseph; 6 grandchildren Kenneth Albright Jr. husband of Beverly, Jeffrey Albright husband of Karen, Susan Albright, Stacey Chapman, Ryan Matthews husband of Melody, and Eryn Keppel wife of Shaun; and 13 great grandchildren.

Along with his wife and parents, Elmer was predeceased by his brother Elwood Davidheiser.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday December 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Boyertown. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9:30-10:45 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Elmer’s memory to Birdsboro Lodge, 6740 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508

Add My Condolences

My sincere condolences to the family. I work at the Birdsboro Lodge and enjoyed our conversations and hearing his jokes. He had an infectious smile. He was a great man and a kind person. I will miss him.

~ Lorraine McArthur
12/7/2022 6:21:14 AM

Thank you Lori and Chris for taking such good care of Elmer. He was very precious to us and it was a relief to know he was in such good hands. We always felt welcome coming to visit him and he always said he was well cared for. He will be greatly missed.

~ Beverly Albright DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa
12/6/2022 8:49:05 PM

Hello Elmer's family and friends, Elmer and his family were extended family here at Birdsboro Lodge. Having a family who visited all the time was priceless to Elmer and us. His stories about War II, Mrs. Smith's and life were amazing! May the Lord have mercy on his soul. Rest in Peace, Elmer.

~ Chris & Laurie Gregg BIRDSBORO, PA
12/6/2022 2:02:15 PM