2017-10-19 / Obituaries

Cornelia Krispin

October 5, 2017

Cornelia Irene Krispin, 93, Dallas, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Born at home in Ashley on Jan. 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Josephine Houck.

Cornelia graduated from Ashley High School in 1941, a year early, living most of her life on her farm in Dallas Twp. and as a seasonal resident of Stowell. She enjoyed nature, gardening, cooking, reading and attending church services, as well as being a seamstress, educator, farmer, fisherman, hunter, carpenter, painter and home remedy doctor. She imparted wisdom on her family and encouraged them to work hard and achieve success.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Fehlinger in 1974, and second husband, Stanley Krispin in 1989; her brother, Wilbur Houck in 2017 and daughter, Emma Klose in 2017.

Surviving are Cornelia's niece and caregiver, Barbara Kus and her husband, Frank and their children, Frank, Amanda and Jessica of Dallas; her son, Herb Fehlinger and his wife, Nancy of Dallas; grandchildren, Charles Fehlinger, and wife, Trudy of Mechanicsburg, Michael Fehlinger of Merritt Island, FL, and April Klose; great-grandchildren, Charlotte Fehlinger, Jameson Fehlinger and Jordan Nichols; stepson, Charles “Chick” Fehlinger of Montoursville; sister-in-law, Beverly Houck of Sugar Run; nieces, Linda VanDeMark of Stowell, Brenda Stoshak, Marc Miller of Corning, NY; nephew, Mark Houck and his wife, Stacy of Stowell, and many greatnieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Death leaves behind a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves behind a memory no one can steal.

Funeral services were held privately at the convenience of the family from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. James Howell, pastor, North Moreland Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Twp. Donations in Cornelia's memory may be made to North Moreland Baptist Church, 49 Ripple Brook Road, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

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