Helen ‘Drucilla’ Eddy
LEWISTOWN – Helen “Drucilla” Eddy, 83, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Drucilla was born April 25, 1931, in Tyrone. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Lykens) Moyle. On July 2, 1949, she married John “Gerald” Eddy, who survives.
Drucilla is also survived by: siblings, Patricia “Pat” Grassmyer, of Bellefonte, Tom Moyle, of Burnham, and Ed Moyle and wife, Sandy, of Camp Hill; children, Linda Baumgardner and husband, Harry, of Lewistown, Jerri Ann Shank and husband, Robin, of Milroy, and Mark Eddy and wife, Ruth, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Cory Wagner and wife, Jen, of Lewistown, Andrea Nagel and husband, Kirk, of Lewistown, Ben Baumgardner and wife, Candace, of Yeagertown, Alisha Everly and husband, Harry, of Lewistown, Matt Eddy, of Lewistown, and Fresh-Air granddaughter Florence “Peanut” Cartagenas, of Butler, N.J.; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, the Reverend John (Jack) Moyle, George Moyle and Richard “Dick” Moyle.
Earlier in life, she was employed by Black’s Hospital as a nurse’s aide and at Kirby’s Sewing Factory. Drucilla graduated from Lewistown High School. She belonged to the Assembly of God Church in Lewistown. On July 2, she and her husband had their 65th wedding anniversary.
Drucilla was a wonderful, beautiful, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved being with her family, being in church, planting flowers and anything pink. She also enjoyed listening to hymns. Her favorite song was “What a Friend We have in Jesus.”
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Lewistown Assembly of God Church in Lewistown, with the Rev. Dennis Sproull and the Rev. Kirk Nagel officiating. Interment will be at Juniata Memorial Park Cemetery.
Family and friends will be received for a viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, at the church.
Drucilla touched so many people with her kindness, love and gentleness.
We love you so much Mom and “Gram.” You have been such a huge part of all of our lives. You will be greatly missed.
Memorial contributions can be made to Capital Home Care, UCP or Home Nursing Hospice.
Barr Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.barrfh.com.
Helen ‘Drucilla’ Eddy
LEWISTOWN – Helen “Drucilla” Eddy, 83, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her residence.
Barr Funeral Home will announce arrangements upon completion.