Eileen Ann (Knepper) Irvin

Born: Thu., Apr. 13, 1939
Died: Sat., Sep. 10, 2016

Private Committal

Private Cremation


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

8:00 PM Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

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     Eileen Ann Irvin, 77, of Mountain View Road, Mifflintown, and formerly of Portage passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016.

     Born April 13, 1939, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Violet (Powell) Knepper.

    On December 6, 1986, she married her loving husband, Donald Ray Irvin, who survives. She is also survived by: her children, Glenn Leroy Krinjeck Jr. of Johnstown; John Ernest Krinjeck (Nancy) of Richfield; Susan Marie Gallihue (Dale) of West Virginia; Linda Marie Goughnour (Robert Jr.) of Mineral Point; Joan Marie Landis (Scott) of Mifflin, and James John Krinjeck (Melissa) of Port Royal; grandchildren, Glenny, Josh, John, Kim, Vince, Shannon, Bobby, Joe, Sherry, Nikki, Kirsten, Jimmy, Trace, Scottie, and Elizabeth and 12 great-grandchildren, as well as her ever-present canine companion, Ginger.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her first husband, Glenn Leroy Krinjeck Sr.; a sister, Mary Gill; and a brother, Michael Griffith.

     Eileen formerly worked at Mount Aloysius College as a cook and as a home-health aide, but she was primarily a home-maker who excelled at gardening, crafts, knitting, ceramics, painting and decorating. She was very proud of her grandchildren and loved helping them throughout her life.

     There will be a viewing on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a service at 8 p.m. at  Guss Funeral Home , Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown with Pastor Casey Hostler officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Newton Hamilton Cemetery.

     Memorial donations in honor of her love for Ginger may be made to: Rescue Our Furry Friends, 133 North Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009.

     Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Eileen's memory to the following organization:

Rescue Our Furry Friends
133 North Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009

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