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Evelyn Acornley

June 3, 1924 — June 21, 2016

Evelyn Jeanne Acornley, 92, of the Parson's section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Celtic Hospice. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Levi and Minnie Wallace Austin and was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. Jeanne was a life long member of The Parsons Primitive Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Church Choir, Ladies Aid as well as a Sunday School Teacher for many years. In recent years Jeanne was a member of The Kingston Active Adult Center. One of her greatest joys was summer vacations with her family on Long Beach Island, NJ. A great passion was sharing ice cream and chocolate with those she loved, but her true sweetness was evident to all. Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband William in 1992, daughters, Linda Chapple and Robin Parry. Surviving are her children, Son, Jeffrey Acornley and his wife Sandy, Parsons, Scott Acornley, Oreland, Pa., daughter, Lisa Carroll and her husband Ken, Parsons and son, Bryan Acornley, King of Prussia. Also surviving are her sons-in-law David Chapple and David Parry, 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren. Funeral will be held Friday at 11AM at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with The Rev. Andy Jerome, pastor, Parsons Primitive Methodist Church,, officiating. Entombment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Parsons Primitive Methodist Church c/o 91 Matson Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18705.


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