Genevieve B. Eckenrode

Genevieve B. Eckenrode, 94, Cresson, died Saturday at Martha Manor.

She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Blanche (Seymore) Read.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis “Dutch”; daughters: Barbara, Gayle, Linda Muriceak and Judith Dalton; a grandson, Scott Muriceak, a great-grandson, Anthony Muriceak; and brothers and sisters.

She is survived by a son, Dennis E. (Trish Shedlock), Cresson; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, George, in California.

Genevieve was formerly employed at James Drug Store, Cresson, for 22 years.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson; Sankertown V.F.W. and Cresson American Legion auxiliaries.

Genevieve enjoyed gardening, activities at the Cresson Senior Center and her bus trips to the casino.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Church, the Rev. Paul Robine. Committal will be at Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cambria Alliance EMS, Cresson.