Obit: Carmen Eder Sheets

Carmen Eder Sheets, 82, of Montoursville, died Friday, March 17, 2017.


Carmen was the second generation to own and operate Eder’s Ice Cream.  She ran the store for over 30 years and also retired from Phillips ECG.  She was a graduate of Penn State University, a member of the Farragut United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, and enjoyed bowling, spending time with her grandchildren and going to the beach.


Born, May 23, 1934 in Montoursville, she was the daughter of Bruce and Mae Koch Eder.


Surviving are a daughter, Melissa M. (Rob) Labatch; and a son, Thomas M. Sheets, both of Montoursville; sister, Vada Mae (Verne) Peterson of Largo, Fla.; grandchildren, Kathina (Stephanie) Tayag, Tara (Cameron) Ball, Tye Sheets and Ian and Madison Labatch; and great-grandchildren, Eliana and Cameron Ball and Ryan and Greyson Tayag.


Carmen was predeceased by a sister, Janet A. Knull.


Memorial services in Carmen’s honor will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., with Rev. David W. Trostle officiating.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


 In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Presbyterian Home, 810 Louisa St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or the Farragut U. M. Church, 61 St Rt 864, Montoursville, PA 17754.

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