Carole Chapple

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Carole Chapple, 67, of Shavertown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in the presence of her loving family.

Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Degnon Dillon and was a graduate of West Side Central Catholic High School and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. 

Carole was a member of St. Therese's Church, Shavertown, and also a member of the Shavertown United Methodist Church.

She was an LPN with Nesbitt Hospital, Kingston, and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She retired from Intermed Physicians in 2013.

Carole was a member of the Rotary Club of Dallas.

Her favorite hobbies were reading, helping others, quilting, gardening, going to the beach and spending time with her 13 grandchildren. She was a constant presence at their athletic events, concerts or plays and was their biggest fan.     

She is survived by her husband, Ken, with whom she celebrated 48 years of marriage; daughter, Kimberly Bast and her husband, David, Bethlehem; sons, Christopher Chapple and his wife, Brenda, Shavertown; Kevin J. Chapple and his wife, Melanie, Cordova, Md.; and Ken Chapple and his wife, Jessica, Newton, N.J.; 13 grandchildren, DJ, Emma, Derek, Lauren, Brooke, Katie, Sara, Aidan, Juliana, Jack, Andrew, Hope and Lexi; brothers, John J. Dillon and Michael Dillon; and sisters, Margaret Dillon-Bowman, Maureen Soltis and Joan Dillon.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Shavertown United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Judy Walker officiating.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.

Those attending the funeral Saturday are to go directly to the church.

Donations in Carole's memory may be made to the , c/o 190 Welles St., Forty Fort, PA 18704, or to the Shavertown United Methodist Church, c/o 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Shavertown, PA 18708.
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Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc.
2940 Memorial Highway
Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-3255
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 12, 2017
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