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Evelyn Kiesinger Comstock

Evelyn Kiesinger Comstock of Mehoopany, PA passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born Jan. 15, 1926 on Golden Hill in Laceyville, she was the daughter of Corey and Ruth Smith Kiesinger.

She worked with her late husband, Howard, for many years in their business, Comstock’s Garage in Mehoopany. She also worked for the USPS in Mehoopany and baked for local restaurants. In her earlier years, she worked at sewing factories. She had a wonderful talent for making beautiful and delicious cakes and did so for many people in the area. Howard was always proud of this and had to have a picture in a special album of every wedding, birthday and special occasion cake that she made.

Mrs. Comstock was very involved in the VFW Post 3583 Ladies Auxiliary of Mehoopany and the Volunteer Ambulance Association, going on many ambulance calls with Howard. If someone needed help, they knew they could call on Evelyn and Howard and help would be available. Evelyn bowled for many years on leagues in Tunkhannock. In the past year, one of her favorite pastimes was going on spur-of-the-moment mystery day trips with her granddaughter, Amanda, sometimes over Dutch Mountain or some other rural location, stopping to have a picnic on the way. She loved her family and will be greatly missed. Evelyn and Howard are together now where there is no more pain or suffering.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Comstock; a granddaughter, Andrea Allen; great-grandson, Tye Hollister Tunnicliff and by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Survivors include her sons, Corey and Howard W. Comstock, both of Jenningsville; daughters, Jane and husband, Ken Miller of Kingston and Kay and husband, Sevelon Tunnicliff of Towanda; cherished grandchildren, Corey J. Comstock, Wynne Marabell, Steven Comstock, Emmie Comstock, Melissa Eckert, Sara Hallock, Tanya Sebring, Stephanie Miller, Amanda Tunnicliff and Sevelon J. Tunnicliff; great-grandchildren, Corey Comstock, Jason and Brady Marabell, Lacey and Adelynn Eckert, Avery Allen, Kayliese Robinson, Kyra Hollister Tunnicliff and Kenzie Tunnicliff; sisters, Lucille and husband, Nelson Garland of Santa Cruz, CA, Arlene Moyer of Candor, NY, Sandra and husband, Eugene Kunzman of Elmira, NY, as well as many nieces and nephews and her special companion, Daisy Dog.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. with Pastor Jean Swett of the Mehoopany-Jenningsville-Forkston United Methodist Church officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.


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