In memory of
Irene Hope Bible
ELIZABETHVILLE - Irene Hope (Lebo) Bible, 93, departed this life on May 10. She was born in Elizabethville on July 1, 1925, daughter of the late Margaret (Bohner) and Edwin Lebo. She is survived by her two loving daughters, Carole Lee Tuma of Mechanicsburg and Ann Louise Miller of Horseshoe Bay, TX. She was a devoted grandmother to Stephen Branchick of MO, Alicia Christie of Victoria, Australia, Jennifer Carballo of TX, Somer Leigh Pugliese of TX, and Lora Lee Pooley of FL; great-grandmother to Nickolas, Jack, Hannah, Amy, Drew, and Mali Ann; and great-great-grandmother to Lennox. Also surviving are a sister Virginia and brother-in-law Bill Wenner of Harrisburg and a sister-in-law Franziska Lebo of Halifax. She was preceded in death by five siblings – Edwin, Russell and Gloria Lebo, Faye Gonder, and Marjorie Becktel. She was a graduate of Elizabethville High School and attended Southern Missionary College in Collegedale, TN. While there she did missionary work through the college. She later made her home in Santa Anna, CA for 45 years, working as executive assistant at an architectural firm. She also had her own interior design business. She returned to Pennsylvania in 2011 and resided most recently at The Bridges at Bent Creek in Mechanicsburg. She enjoyed gardening and reading, especially poetry. Visitation will be held on May 16, 10 AM at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home Ltd. in Elizabethville. A celebration of her life will take place at 11 AM at the funeral home, with internment immediately following in Maple Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Irene's mother and sisters. Please sign the online register book at www.minnichfuneral.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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