Eloise J. Day, 85, of Mehoopany passed away on Tuesday November 2, 2021 at her home with her family at her side. She is survived by her husband of 65 years Robert J. Day Sr.
Born in Mehoopany on November 16, 1935 she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mildred Arnts Decker. She was affectionately known to many by her nickname Weezy.
She was a member of the Mehoopany United Methodist Church. She previously served as Mehoopany Township Supervisor, a cub scout leader, and Sunday school teacher. She was the co-owner of the Lantern Coffee Shop and a very accomplished seamstress making both daughters their wedding dresses.
Eloise loved gardening, baking, cooking and politics. She worked by her husband’s side every day on the family dairy farm for many years. Later in life she worked outside the home at the Riverview Center, the Mehoopany Dairy Bar and Scholz’ Orchard Greenhouse.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Robert, Jr. and wife Joanne, Loren and wife Lori, and Douglas and wife Amy; daughters, Connie Girven and husband Randy and Cynthia Robinson and husband Zane; ten grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Sister, Margaret Thompson and husband Robert; sister-in-law Carole Borgeson and husband James; brother-in-law Jack Simmers.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Marion Inman and husband, Ralph Inman; sister-in-law Joyce Huffsmith and husband, Edward Huffsmith; sister-in-law Beverly Simmers.
Family and friends are invited to attend Eloise’s funeral service which will be held on Saturday November 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Mehoopany.
A viewing will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 366 North Main St. First Floor Taylor, Pa 18517 or FWM Emergency Squad Inc., PO Box 182 Mehoopany, PA 18629.