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Eunice Rose Chestnut

Nov 26, 2008

Eunice Rose Chestnut, 77, of Muncy, died on Nov, 20, 2008.

Born in Laporte on April 22, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Curran) Hess.

She and her husband Floyd E., had celebrated 59 years of marriage on April 23, 1949.

She was a 1947 graduate of Sonestown High School.

Mrs. Chestnut was a lifelong member of the Church of the Resurrection Roman Catholic Church in Muncy. She was also a member of the Altar Rosary Woman’s Organization.

She worked as a secretary for many years at the former Modecraft plant in Muncy, but also managed the office and ran the switchboard. Later in life, she also worked for H & R Block, in Muncy, and also worked as a secretary for District Magistrate, C. Roger McRae, also in Muncy.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Dennis L. (Patti) Chestnut, of Muncy, two sisters; Mary A. Chestnut of Hughesville, and Kathryn “Kate” (Dale) Myers of Muncy Valley, three grandchildren; Cora Ann Basore, Cody Lee Chestnut, and Kara Rose Chestnut, and also many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother in-law, Clarence L. Chestnut, a sister-in-law, Linda Jane Chestnut, and a nephew, Daniel M. Myers.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 25 at the Church of the Resurrection, Muncy, with her pastor, Rev. Glenn E. McCreary, celebrating the mass. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery, Montoursville.

Memorial contributions be made to the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy. McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville was entrusted with the funeral arrangements.