Ethel R. Kissinger, 90, of Lebanon, died on Friday, September 23, 2016 at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
She was born on Sunday, December 20, 1925 to the late Jesse McLaughlin and Dorothy McLaughlin nee Arnold in Lebanon. Ethel's mother died when she was 6 years old and was raised by her grandparents Edward and Annie Arnold and aunt Ethel Arnold. She was a graduate of Lebanon High School in 1943 and later worked as a seamstress. Ethel cherished many girlfriends whom she enjoyed throughout life since first grade. She was married to her husband of 67 years who passed away 2 months ago. The family would like to thank the nurses and aides of Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, 2 East, for their excellent service.
Surviving are daughters Julie A. Kissinger, Lebanon, Diane spouse of Larry Martin, Myerstown, Jennifer Maulfair, Myerstown; grandchildren Todd Martin, Houston, TX, Adam Martin, Elizabethtown, Jill Kreider, Myerstown, Jason Maulfair, Myerstown, Jordan Maulfair, Palmyra; 6 great grandchildren; sister Anna spouse of John Kissinger, Lebanon. She was preceded in death by husband Claude I. Kissinger Jr.
Graveside services will be on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Developmental and Disability Services, 1126 Walnut Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.
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