Lorraine F. Eby, 65

May 26, 2010

JULY 28, 1944-MAY 25, 2010

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Lorraine F. Eby, 65, of 5871 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, passed away at 12:02 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at her home following a nearly four-year battle with cancer.

Born July 28, 1944, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Edna (Peck) Strite.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Strasburg Mennonite Church near Chambersburg, Pa.

She and her husband, Lester E. Eby, were married Aug. 19, 1965.

Surviving family in addition to her husband are four daughters, Lavone D. Kreider, East Berlin, Pa., Lanita D. Kuhns, Ghent, N.Y., Leanne D. Martin, Hagerstown, Md., and Leona D. Rhodes, Patriot, Ohio; four sons, Lynn D. Eby, Pendleton N.C., Lewayne D. Eby, Gettysburg, Pa., Levin D. Eby, Chambersburg, and Larry D. Eby, Shippensburg, Pa.; three brothers, Elwood Strite, Hagerstown, David Strite, Clear Spring, Md., and Harold Strite, Waynesboro, Pa.; and 24 grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Larvin D. Eby.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 28, at 10 a.m. from Mount Olive Mennonite Church in Maugansville, Md., with the Strasburg Mennonite Church Ministry officiating. Burial will be in Reiff Mennonite Church Cemetery near Cearfoss, Md. The family will receive friends at the church Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., and one hour before the service Friday.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle, Pa.

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