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EIRKSON HOPE A.
Age 92, of Hershey and formerly of North Hills, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Palmyra. Born in Finleyville, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Edith Kuchinic Angemeer. Hope was the loving wife of the late Warren S. Eirkson who died in July of 1989. She worked as support staff for the Mclntyre Center in North Hills. Hope was known for her beautiful ceramic work that she created over the years. Her interests included golf and playing bridge with friends. Hope also enjoyed spending time at the family cabin in Tionesta, Forest County. Surviving are a son, John W., husband of Grace Doherty Eirkson of Hershey; four grandsons, Jonathan, Jason, James, Joseph; and four great-grandchildren, Alexander, Emerson, Liliana and Warren. Preceding her in death are four brothers, Charles, Donald, Cyril, and James Angemeer. Family and friends received Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 8:15-9 a.m. at GEORGE A. THOMA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 10418 Perry Highway, Wexford. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Sebastian Church, Ross Township. Those desiring may send contributions in Hope's memory to The Caring Place, 620 Stanwix Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or The Caring Place, 3 Walnut Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043 or Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Good Samaritan Fund, 1200 Grubb Road, Palmyra, PA 17078.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2016
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