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Mabel C. (nee Connard) Eppehimer

Obituary for Mabel C. (nee Connard) Eppehimer

December 2, 2018


Mabel C. Eppehimer (nee Connard), passed away into God's loving care on Sunday, December 2, 2018. She was 99 years old. Mabel was born on February 17, 1919 to the late Frank and Elsie (nee Given) Connard in Lumberton, N.J. and was a graduate of Frankford High School in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late Rev. George W. Eppehimer who passed away in 2015.

Mabel's family will fondly remember her as "the perfect minister's wife" who assisted her husband in all aspects of his vocation as a pastor in the United Methodist Church. Their journey together led them to serve at several churches beginning with Bensalem United Methodist Church, Cherry Valley Methodist Church, North Wales United Methodist Church, Calvary United Methodist Church in Easton, PA, and at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church in Aston, PA. While serving with her husband at these churches, she was strongly involved in youth activities, bible school, and was a soloist in the church choir.

Mabel is survived by her two sons; John W. Eppehimer (Joyce), and David P. Eppehimer (Kay) as well as four grandchildren; John, Leslie, Trevor, and Drew and four great grandchildren; Zackary, Colby, Grace, and Nicholas. She was predeceased by her brother, the Rev. George Connard and her sister, Laura Somp.

Relatives and friends are invited to Mabel's Life Celebration on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 4020 Concord Rd. Aston, PA 19014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by her memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the church's cemetery.

In addition to flowers, memorial contributions in Mabel's name may be made to the church at the above address.

Family services are entrusted to John F. Givnish of Academy Rd., 215-281-0100.

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