Colin C. MacCrindle

November 14, 1934 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 83)


Colin MacCrindle, 83, formerly of Slatington died on Tuesday January 16, 2018.

Born in Slatington, PA and a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School; Colin received his Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from Missouri School of Mines in Rolla, MI. He was a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania and a FreeMason for 50 years.

Colin worked at several manufacturing facilities during his career, spending 19 years at Chamberlain Manufacturing in Scranton before retiring. Prior to that, he worked for the American Nickeloid in Walnutport.  Colin served on the Borough Council in Slatington and also on the Council’s water committee. In retirement, he enjoyed playing trumpet for several marching bands, and played taps for many services. He and his wife Margaret also enjoyed choir singing and playing golf. They were both active members of the Faith Alive Community Church.

He is survived by his children Jim MacCrindle and wife Beth of Syracuse, NY, Robin and husband Bill Mack of Catasauqua, Cameron MacCrindle of Northampton and his grandchildren Raymond, Britney, Kaitlyn, Aimee, Aliyah, Cheyenne, and Benjamin.

Colin is predeceased by wife Margaret, his parents Dorothy (Handwerk) and James MacCrindle, and his brother Douglas.

Funeral services will held 11 A.M. Monday January 22, 2018 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington PA.  Calling hour 10-11 A.M. at the funeral home.  Interment to follow at Union Cemetery, Slatington.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 617 Main St, Hellertown PA 18055 or the American Cancer Society, 3893 Alder Pl # 170, Bethlehem PA 18017 or the ASPCA, 424 E, 92nd St, New York, NY 10128-6804


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