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Ileene F. Royer, 88, formerly of 243 Green St., Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg.
She was born June 9, 1929, in Aaronsburg, a daughter of the late Stanley and Dorothy (Weaver) Fiedler. On April 15, 1950, in Mifflinburg, she married Hoover E. Royer who preceded her in death Sept. 23, 2009.

Ileene was a 1947 graduate of Penns Valley High School.
She was employed at Chef Boyardee, Milton, for 37 years, and at the Laurelton Center, for 10 years.
She was a member of the Dreisbach United Church of Christ, Lewisburg.
Ileene enjoyed gardening, traveling to the beach, playing pinochle with friends, and supporting her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in their sporting events. Ileene was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe A. Sr. and Holly S. Royer of Mifflinburg, and Jason E. "Reg" and Marcy L. Royer of Millmont; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon L. and David C. Whittaker of Mifflinburg; one brother, Kenneth Fiedler of Bellefonte; four grandchildren, Kyle and Heidi Whittaker of Mifflinburg, Abbey and Matt Damore of Guam, Joey Royer, Jr. of Harrisburg, and Andrew Royer of Dover, Delaware; one stepgranddaughter, Maredith and Seth Zechman of Lewisburg; three great-grandchildren, Libby, Lucas, and Jack; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Caden and Brady.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, Phyllis Bressler, Jean Sampsell, Nancy Donnelly, and Maxine Boyer.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11, with the Rev. Nathan Druckenmiller officiating.
Burial will be in the Hartleton Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Hoover Royer Memorial Wrestling Scholarship, c/o Mifflinburg Bank & Trust Co., 250 E. Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.
Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 6, 2018
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