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Rachel Eck

November 16, 1929 ~ September 17, 2018 (age 88)

Rachel Eck 88, of Marienville, died on Monday September 17, 2018, at Penn Highlands Hospital in Brookville.

 She was born on November 16, 1929 in Blueridge, PA, the daughter of the late Alex and Julia Haight Ishman.  Rachel was married to Albert Dempsey on October 17, 1951, he preceded her in death.  She enjoyed making fudge, playing BINGO, and spending time with her grandkids.  Before closing she was employed at the Marienville Glass Factory.  She was of the Methodist Faith.

Rachel is survived by three sons, Oscar (Ginny) Eck of Marienville, Nathan (Ann) Eck of Marienville, Adam (Pam) Eck of Cooksburg; two daughters, Bobbi (Raymond) Gerst of Marienville, and Joy (Dale) Croasmun of Morrisdale.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Malissa, Colby and wife Cheri, Angela, Justin, Kevin and wife Natasha, Tanner, Ashley, Edwin Sr. and wife Emillie, Christopher; six great-grandchildren, Brooke, Lindsey, Lucas, Camillie, Edwin Jr., Mollie; and two step great-grandchildren, Austin and Xavier.

Along with her parents and husband, Rachel is preceded in death by a daughter Charlotte.

Friends and family will be received on Wednesday September 19, 2018 from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at the Furlong Funeral Home, 140 Cherry Street, Marienville, PA.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday September 20, 2018 at 11 AM, Doug Hepler officiating.  Interment will follow at Redclyffe Cemetery, Barnett Twp. Forest County, PA. 

Friends and family may leave online condolences, light a memorial candle, order flowers, and obtain additional information at www.furlongfuneralhome.com.

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