David C. Geiger

Obituary

David “Dave” Geiger, died suddenly, December 11, 2016.  He was 68.
 
Dave was the loving husband of Janet Louise Geiger, with whom he had shared 37 years of marriage.
 
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Jay William and Betty (Palfy) Geiger.
 
Dave graduated from Abington High School.
 
He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
 
For over 30 years, he was a highly respected, trusted and loved business owner of Dave’s Auto Repair in Hatboro.
 
He was a long time member of the Street Rod Association.
 
He is survived in addition to his wife by his 3 sons, David, Jr. (Michele), Stephen (Shannon), and Charles; his grandson Nathaniel; his brother John and several nieces and nephews.
 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing from 11am to 1 pm Wednesday, December 21 in James R. Baskwill Funeral Home, 20 W. Montgomery Ave, (half block west of York Rd) Hatboro.  His interment will follow at 2 pm in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA.
 
Donations may be made to Disabled Americans Veterans Association at www.dav.org
 
To convey your farewell messages online, please visit the funeral home's web site listed below.
 
Baskwill Funeral Home,
Hatboro
www.baskwill.com


  Visitation

Visitation/ viewing Wednesday, December 21 from 11 am to 1 pm. Interment will follow at 2 pm in Washington Crossing National Cemetery

20 West Montgomery Ave., Hatboro, PA, 19040

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Stacey Fronstin

Jan, it has always been a pleasure working with you during the Elections for the past few years. Although I did not have the pleasure of knowing Dave personally, the beautiful and eloquent condolences and memories posted on this site paint a picture of a kind soul and a man much loved and much respected by all who knew him. My sincere condolences to you and your family on Dave's passing. Please know that my family's thoughts and prayers are with you and Dave's friends and family.

 Posted March 28, 2017 - 11:08am
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Susan Young

Like so many others, I have known Dave most of my life and came to adore and respect Dave as a honest and caring man and knew my car would always receive the best. I just saw Dave on Black Friday and today I called to speak to him about getting my car inspected. I am deeply saddened and know that I have lost a truly valued friend and mechanic. It is such a shame as he did not get to live out his retirement that he so longingly planned for. My prayers and sympathy are with his family at this time but I know that Dave will always be watching after us. Rest in Peace Dave- I will miss you terribly

 Posted January 17, 2017 - 8:01am
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Angela Cubbler

My condolences to Dave's family. I just learned of his passing this evening and was very shocked! He will be sorely missed by the community. My husband and I took our vehicles to his repair shop for years. He was always honest and a pleasure to deal with. He often talked to me about retiring. I am so saddened he never reached that goal. RIP Dave.

 Posted December 21, 2016 - 9:25pm
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Angela Cubbler

My condolences to Dave's family. I just found out tonight of his passing and I am so shocked! Dave was our mechanic for years. He was always pleasant to deal with and the most honest mechanic I ever took my vehicles to for service. He will be sorely missed in the community. RIP Dave.

 Posted December 21, 2016 - 9:22pm
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Frances Baskwill

So very shocked and saddened to learn the sudden passing of Dave, I had recently been to Dave's auto and each time he would talk about retiring in De. Which he loved, Dave was the most reliable , honest and thourough business man and very pleasant person all around. My entire family have used his auto service for years,I will miss seeing him when I go over to his auto shop. My condolences to his entire family, to lose a loved one so quickly is devistating

 Posted December 21, 2016 - 9:51am
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Gary and Michelle Cain

Our deepest sympathies to your family. Dave was a great guy. He was reliable, fair and honest. Our family had the pleasure of doing business with Dave for three generations. He will be greatly missed!

 Posted December 21, 2016 - 8:54am
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The Jones Family

our condolences to the Geiger Family.
we did not have the pleasure of knowing Dave outside of his business. Our family has known Dave for over twenty years. He always greeted us with a smile. Honesty and integrity describe him. Our hearts are heavy.
He will be so missed in this community. God's blessings to his family.

 Posted December 20, 2016 - 7:11pm
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Joe Luskin

My condolences to Dave's, wife, his three sons and his grandson.
I met Dave when we were teenagers and became good friends, I have so many good memories. He was at my wedding and soon afterwards left for Vietnam.
He was more than a good; he was lie a brother to me. Rest in Peace, Dave

 Posted December 20, 2016 - 6:10pm
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Joe Luskin

He was more than a good friend; he was like a brother to me.

 Posted December 20, 2016 - 6:17pm
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Sue, Bill Wallace's Mom

I was so shocked to hear of Dave's passing. I want to send my deapest sympathy to his family. My son Bill will be there in heaven to greet him. I quess god must need 2 good mechanics in heaven. Rest in peace Dave.

 Posted December 20, 2016 - 4:38pm
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Janet Esler

Dave was so honest, helpful and nice. I've been trusting him with my cars since I started working at the Hatboro Post Office. I saw him a few days prior to his passing as his last words were 'Hey Jan, have a Merry Christmas if I don't see you'. I'm so sad of his passing. Just a great all around guy. Rest in Peace Dave, you'll be missed. Prayers to your family.

 Posted December 18, 2016 - 7:56pm
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Paul Moschette

Dave was truly a great person and he kept my cars running for a long time. He always kept such good people working with him and they were just great. I used to love to sit and talk with him and stopped going there only because I moved too far away. Rest in peace Dave........... Entertainer : Paul Christopher Moschette

 Posted December 17, 2016 - 4:44pm
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Paul Moschette

A long time customer of Dave's Auto in Hatboro. Dave was truly a great individual and I used to love to sit and talk with him about all sorts of stuff. He kept my cars running for a long time and he always had such nice people working there. I moved far away so was unable to be back for car services. Rest in peace you fine man. Entertainer Paul Christopher Moschette

 Posted December 17, 2016 - 4:41pm
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Bud Smith

We are so saddened to hear of Dave's passing. Being a fellow street rodder and car nut we always had
something to talk about. Our whole family took our cars to DAVE'S AUTO REPAIR for everything. You could
count on him for a fair and honest job. The last few years we would discuss retiring and enjoying some "fruits of
his labor" So sorry that did not happen for Dave. Our condolences to the family as we know you will miss him
even more than us.

 Posted December 17, 2016 - 8:28am
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Liz

I didn't know Dave well but I have taken my car to him for years and I'm so sad to hear of his passing. He was an honest, hard working man. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Rest In Peace Dave

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 5:33pm
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M.Canalley

We are saddened by the news of Dave's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dave's family. He was a wonderful tenant at 21 N. .... he will be forever missed!
Respectfully,
The Canalley family

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 12:13pm
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John McGinness

John and Janet McGinness--To say! I was shocked at reading of Daves passing is an under statement.
He was a friend for over 40 years--I first met Dave when he came home from the army--he was still in uniform.
Myself, being a Viet Nam Vet --we shared some memories both good and bad. He was truly proud of his service and never complained.
My last meeting - was 2 weeks ago ,when he gave me advice on my buying a new auto.He always had time for a friend.
All he talked about was retiring and moving up state.
He will be greatly and endearly missed --Dave was one of the most honest and caring people I ever met.

Dave-- you will be remembered and sadly missed!

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 9:06am
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Susan Todd

To the best mechanic ever. Thank you for years of honest, reliable service. RIP

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 7:32am
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Susan Todd

The best mechanic ever! Thank you Dave for all the years of honest, reliable service. You will be truly missed. Glad I saw you in the last couple of weeks. RIP

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 7:30am
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Mark Norman

So shocked and saddened to hear this news. I’ve known Dave most of my life as he has been my Mechanic and friend since I began driving. Especially enjoyed spending time with Dave at car shows over the last couple of Summers. He was so looking forward to his retirement. The man never stopped working. Dave had a Heart of Gold.
Mark Norman

 Posted December 15, 2016 - 9:18am
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gina Birchfield

I'm very sorry for his family. Every day He made me smile even when I was in the worst mood. He was my favorite customer at 711. I will always remember you and never will forget everything you told me(changed my life)

 Posted December 15, 2016 - 2:41am
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Wally

Dave had a way of changing the lives for the better of all those he touched. I've known Dave for 40 years and our friendship started when I was a teenaged pump jockey at the Sunoco Station in Willow Grove where he was a mechanic. We both shared a common passion for automobiles that lasted a lifetime. I lost my HOT ROD BUD and his death has hit me very hard. But its not all about me and I sure everyone who knew Dave is grieving equally. I like to extend my heartfelt sympathies to all his family and friends.

 Posted December 16, 2016 - 8:25am
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gina Birchfield

This man changed my morning, every morning he used to come into 711 where I worked to get things before going to work. He made me smile everyday even when I was in a bad mood. He will be truly missed. May you rest in peace Dave and I'm very sorry for his family.

 Posted December 15, 2016 - 2:36am
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Scott Hartman

This man will be so missed by my family & friends, it's the can do when any of us had a problem. I can hear his voice: Dave's auto repair!! He always help us in our need. So sorry to you his family for this lose.

 Posted December 14, 2016 - 7:07pm
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Vicki Zalenski

I was shocked and saddened when I called your shop today to talk to you. You were the fairest and kindness business person I know. I trusted your opinion and always knew you would do the job right. I recommended you to everyone I knew my son, my mom, neighbors, coworkers and friends. They all loved you and your work. My sympathies to your family. Rest In Peace Dave.

 Posted December 14, 2016 - 6:13pm
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Kevin Lavery

We want your family to know that aside from everyone knowing you were a great guy; you were a class act & always went the extra mile for people. My family, too, feels like we've lost a close family member. We will continue to go to your shop, but I will always have a heavy heart as I come & go. Please know you touch so many lives with your kindness & generosity. Godspeed.

 Posted December 14, 2016 - 1:50pm
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Wally

The news of your passing has left an empty spot in my hart. You where one of the GOOD GUYS who would do anything to help another person in need. Thank you for your service to our country. You will be truly missed. I loved you like a brother. I'm writing this with tears in my eyes. Godspeed Dave. There is truth to the meaning only the good die young.

 Posted December 14, 2016 - 10:00am

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