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Wednesday September 26th, 2018
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Elan Memorial Park
Thursday September 27th, 2018

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Berwickl Church of Christ
Sunday September 30th, 2018

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William D. Eisenberg

William  D.  Eisenberg, age 88, 5380 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died at 8:15 p. m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Berwick Retirement Village II where he was a patient.

Born in Philadelphia on May 24, 1930, he was the only child of the late Harry O. and Elizabeth (Bente) Eisenberg. He lived in the Bloomsburg area since 1961.

He was a 1948 graduate of Bangor (PA) High School; received his B. A. degree from the University of Delaware and his M. A. degree from Lehigh University.

Mr. Eisenberg was employed as an Associate Professor of English at Bloomsburg University from 1961 to 1999 when he retired.

A member of the former Mifflinville Lions Club, he joined the Berwick club when the Mifflinville group disbanded. He was a member of the Columbia Montour Torch Club for a number of years and was a former vice-president of the club. He also belonged to the Penn Writers Group. He served as moderator of the "Other World Cafe", an online chat group.

His hobby was writing poetry and he published a booklet of poetry, "Song For America". He also wrote two books dealing with leader dogs: "He Leadeth Me - The Leader Dog Story"  and "Leading the Way - The Story of Leader Dogs For The Blind"

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Bonnie L. Michaels,  on August 28, 2006.

Surviving are two sons: Andrew C. Eisenberg, Montgomery, Ala. and Anthony C. Eisenberg, who resided with him,.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p. m. in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge, with Elder Kenneth Fatula of the Berwick Church of Christ officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday from 6-8 p. m. at the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.

The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be sent to Leader Dogs For The Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at  12 noon in the Berwick Church of Christ, 126 Stone Church Rd., Berwick, PA 19603.

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Andrew and Anthony-
We are saddened at your loss. Our prayers are with you.
Please give a call or contact when you can. Peace to you.

Michael and Lisa McCay Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

Andrew and Anthony:
I was so very sorry to read of your father's passing. He was a fine scholar, real gentleman,
and a good friend. He had the poet's gift and valued friendship. He will be missed. I cannot
attend the memorial service, unfortunately because of having to play the organ at the Methodist Church
in Catawissa. But my prayers and thoughts are with you. With deepest sympathy, Glenn Sadler

Glenn Sadler Sep 25 2018 12:00 AM

Mr. Eisenberg was one of my favorite professors in college. I really appreciated the time and energy he put into teaching his classes. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. RIP

Mary Lou Cavallini Sep 24 2018 12:00 AM