Violet E. Mantle, 91, of Beech Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Manor Care, Jersey Shore.
She was born on November 25, 1927 in Woodland, a daughter of the late Howard and Mina Peale Graham. While on her way to a babysitting job on a rainy night in Blanchard she met the love of her life, Doyle A. Mantle and they would be united in marriage on May 27, 1950 and spent 69 years together. They were blessed with six children, Dennis Mantle who preceded her, Linda Mantle of Beech Creek, Howard ( Carla ) of Beech Creek, Gary ( Lydia ) of Harrisburg, Amy ( Mike ) D'Ercole of Waterville, and Glenn ( Donna ) of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. She also gained nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren whom she loved spending time with.
She was preceded by six siblings, Lester, Clifford, Grover, and Frederick Blair Graham, and Lucielle Graham and Beatrice Rishel.
Violet was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church, Blanchard, and had volunteered with Clinton County Meals On Wheels and the American Cancer Society. Her greatest pleasure was just spending time with her husband.
A Life Celebration will be held on Saturday. June 1, 2019 from 1-3 p.m at the Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Co. Social Hall, Beech Creek.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Judes Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tn. 38105, or the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., New York, N.Y. 10065.
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