Austrian Transplant, Longtime Moorestonian Dies

Hilda O. Pschunder was a faithful member of Trinity Episcopal Church and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral services will be held this week.

Hilda O. (Weiler) Pschunder, of Moorestown, passed away on March 4 at her home. She was 90.

Born in Vienna, Austria, she survived the bombings of World War II, earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Vienna, and was fluent in several languages. She emigrated with her family to Watertown, NY, in 1954, and moved to Moorestown in 1959.

Hilda was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a member of the Alter Guild of Trinity Episcopal Church in Moorestown for more than 35 years and a member of the Austrian-American Federation.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Ralph Pschunder, to whom she was married for 69 years; her three sons, Harald (Barbara), Herbert, Wilfred (Tess); her daughter, Heidi (Glenn) Eckenhoff; her grandchildren, Amanda, Samantha, Rachel, Alison, Emily, Nicholas, Brian, Kevin, Justin, Lauren and Colin; her brother, Georg (Eva) Weiler, M.D.; nephews, Udo, Volkmar and Burkhard; and her cousin, Dr. Suzanna (Osfried) Olaj.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis Funeral Home, 78 East Main St., Moorestown. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 207 W. Main St., Moorestown.

Interment will be private at Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church Alter Guild.

Condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomemoorestown.com.

Courtesy of Lewis Funeral Home


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