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Clara E. Eppley

July 6, 1935 — October 10, 2023



Clara E. Eppley, 88, of Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 4:45 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at Grandview Nursing and Rehab, Danville.

She was born July 6, 1935 in Port Trevorton, a daughter of the late Jay and Miriam (Scholl) Yeakley. On September 15, 1981, she married Earl J. Eppley, who preceded her in death August 24, 2013.

Clara was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School.

She was employed as an aide at the Selinsgrove Center.

Clara loved gardening. She had a beautiful vegetable garden and a variety of flowers.  She had a beautiful display of daffodils which she generously shared with others. Clara was talented as a baker and was known for her sticky buns. She was a gifted seamstress, making beautiful quilts and creating bags for all occasions.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Larry Kreitzer of Port Trevorton and Rose and Gary Piper of Chambersburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Brenda Good of Selinsgrove; one sister, Margaret Herrold of Snyder County; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren, and one due in December; and one great-great-grandchild and one due in November. 

She was preceded in death by one brother, Franklin Yeakley.

Funeral services will be held privately, with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.

Arrangements by Roupp Funeral Home, 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

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