Eileane M. Sipple, 70, of Ashley passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.
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Born in Phoenixville on June 29, 1944, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Luckay) Chapay. She was a 1962 graduate of Coughlin High School.
She attended St. Leo's/Holy Rosary Church, Ashley. She was a member of American Legion Post 673 Ladies Auxiliary, Ashley, where she was a past president and held several other offices. She also tended bar at the legion for many years.
Prior to retiring in 2011, Eileane worked in Dining Services at King's College for over 20 years. She was previously employed by the former Funke Silk Mill, Ashley, for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John "Sonny" Chapay and nephews, Danny Chapay and Robert Sipple Jr.
Surviving are her sons, Donald Sipple and Tommie Sipple, both of Ashley; a daughter, Robin Wilde, Ashley; grandchildren, Kristine Sipple, Daniel Wilde and Kayla Sipple; former husband, Donald Sipple, great-granddaughter, Kiana Lewis; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. American Legion Post 673 Ladies Auxiliary, Ashley, will conduct a service Tuesday evening.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Eileane's memory to the
, 71 N. Franklin St., Suite 106, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Online condolences at www.kniffenFuneralHome.com.
Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Inc.
465 Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Published in Citizens' Voice on Aug. 31, 2014