Lois Clair Sprake

Female 1918 - 1997  (79 years)


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  • Name Lois Clair Sprake 
    Born 17 May 1918  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Dec 1997  Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 79 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Francis Sprake  (4 x Great Grandfather) 
    Jane Roberts  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I52220  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Charles Edwin Sprake,   b. 11 Oct 1893, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1948  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Bessie K. Jenkins,   b. 20 Oct 1898, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1983, Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Other Partners: Charles Edwin Rich  m. 28 Apr 1947;   Edward Veit  
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Apr 1915  Binghampton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Tuesday, February 16, 1932 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Five Divorce suits were filed today in the prothonotary's office, as follows: Charles E. Sprake, 105 Simpson street, Wilkes-Barre against Elizabeth K. Sprake, last known residence Edwardsville, on charges of desertion. They were married at Binghamton, N.Y., April 5, 1915 and resided together in Wilkes-Barre, Buffalo, N.Y. and Kingston until January 5, 1930. They have two children, one being with the father and the other in the custody of the mother.
    Family ID F19720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Anthony Joseph Labella,   b. 4 Apr 1918, Kingston Luz, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1979  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1937  Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Charles David Labella,   b. 4 Oct 1946,   d. 3 Sep 2007  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Karen Joy Labella
    Married: 2x3. Maurice Charles Labella
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F19721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Joyce Eckhoff, Sr.,   b. 27 Jul 1927, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 2000, Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Joyce Eckhoff, Jr.  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F19811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • LOIS ECKHOFF
      Morning Call, The (Allentown, PA) - January 1, 1998
      Lois Eckhoff, 79, of 3317 Walnut St., Bethlehem Township, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, in her home. She was the wife of William J. Eckhoff Sr. They were married for 38 years in October.

      Born in Edwardsville, Luzerne County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Sprake.

      She was a member of Fritz Memorial United Methodist Church, Bethlehem, where she was and a board member, 35-year Sunday school teacher and choir singer.

      She was a member of Cub Scout Pack 346, Bethlehem, and the Minsi Trails Council, having been a Den moth, Den leader coach, committee woman, Cub commissioner and an assistant district commissioner. She was a recipient of the District Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver Scouting award.

      Survivors: Husband; daughter, Karen, wife of John Higgins of Moscow, Lackawanna County; sons, Charles LaBella of Troy, Ohio, Maurice LaBella of Lady Lake, Fla., and William J. Eckhoff Jr. of Bethlehem Township, 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

      Memorial services: 3 p.m. Friday in the church. No calling hours. Arrangements, Robert A. Hauke Funeral Home, Coplay.

      Contributions: American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley Unit, or Lehigh Valley Hospice, c/o the funeral home.
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