Eugene Julius Molnar, 88, died January 16, 2023 in his Hyde Park residence.

Born April 5, 1934, in Nagykolked, Hungary, he was a son of the late John and Terezia (Horvath) Molnar.

He was the widow of Shirley Ann (Hodgkinson) Molnar who predeceased him in 2018.

A structural engineer, Eugene was employed with Gilbert’s Associates and Boyd C. Wagner’s, Inc. , until his retirement in 1997.

He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Church.

Eugene was an avid traveler, loved gardening, and enjoyed spending time with family, especially on their monthly trips to wineries.  He also loved going out for breakfast, which he did every Saturday, religiously. 

Surviving are his two children: David E., husband of Amy F. Molnar of Wernersville and Shirl J., wife of Chris Brown of South Heidelberg Township.

Other survivors include his three grandchildren: Gregory O. Toniolo, husband of Lisa Marie; Jonathan S. Molnar and Taylor M. Molnar; and his four great grandchildren: Even M., Isabella M. and Devin M. Toniolo, and Carson Gene.

Eugene was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Lisa R. Molnar, who died February 13, 2008.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, January 28th at 11 a.m. at Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, 3121 Kutztown Road, Muhlenberg Twp.  A visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the church.  Inurnment will be in the Chapel of St. George at Gethsemane Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Reading, is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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