F. Grace Geiser, 99, of 170 Lenker Ave., Sunbury, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Sunbury Community Hospital.
She was born April 19, 1917, in Mifflinburg, a daughter of the late Franklin and Mary M. (Reigel) Klingman, and was also reared by her stepfather, Henry Moll. On Sept. 6, 1941, she married Chester C. Geiser who preceded her in deaath on Jan. 3, 1997.
Grace attended Mifflinburg area schools.
Grace was a wife, mother and homemaker in which she found her identity and fulfillment, finding enjoyment in her baking and cooking.
She was a tireless and active member of her church, Zion Lutheran Church, Sunbury. She visited shut-ins and took part in all aspects of church ministry. She loved gardening and especially her favorite place, the berry patch. She enjoyed bus trips with her friends.
Grace is survived by her children, one son, Patrick C. and Janet Geiser, of Sunbury; one daughter, Melanie G. Arcuri, of Warwick; four grandchildren, Matthew Geiser and his wife, Jennifer of Sunbury, Brian Geiser and his wife, Catherine, of Ontonville, Mich., Michael Arcuri and his wife, Erin, of Seattle, Wash., and Andrea Arcuri, of Philadelphia; six great-grandchildren, Alexander, Elizabeth and Daniel Geiser and Isabella, Jason and Duncan Arcuri; one half brother, Ernest Moll and his wife, Mary, of Mifflinburg; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters, Marian, Alice and John Klingman; half siblings, Freida, Irene, Charles, Robert and Ralph Moll; and stepsisters, Mary Green and Velma Moll.
Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 15 S. Fifth St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Richard Fangmann officiating.
Interment will follow in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.
Memorial contributions may be made in Grace's memory to Zion Lutheran Church, 15 S. Fifth St., Sunbury, PA 17801, or the American Heart Association, 1020 Ash St., Kulpmont, PA 17834.
Arrangements are made by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St.,Sunbury.
Condolences may be made at davidzweierfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 24, 2016