Myra Keithline, of Tunkhannock, wife of the late Samuel Keithline, passed quietly into eternal rest on May 2, 2013.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1927, the third child of seven to the late Harry and Elba Jones Siglin.
At the age of 20 she married Samuel, her husband of 27 years, and together they raised five children. She attended the Eatonville United Methodist Church before ill health prevented her from attending. Myra was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and enjoyed her time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Goble; sister Lela Wall and brother William Siglin.
Myra is survived by daughters Carol and husband Charles Corby, of Tunkhannock; Susan and husband Gary Keeney, of Meshoppen; sons, Samuel Keithline, of Tunkhannock, and Harry and wife Tracy Keithline, of Jackson, Tenn.; sisters Emerene Bailey of Windsor, Conn.; Myr Jenks of Sun City West, Ariz.; Mary Hopkins, of Tunkhannock, and Elba Sickler, of Monroe Township. Surviving also are 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at noon May 11 Saturday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with the Rev. Betty Reilly presiding. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Eaton Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you "pass a kindness forward" as Myra was always known to do. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution in her memory to the Eatonville United Methodist Church, PO Box 741, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 or to the Evans Falls United Methodist Church, 306 SR 292 E., Monroe Township, PA 18657. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com,
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in Times Leader on May 7, 2013