Emily Mae Ebling, 98, formerly of Riverside PA passed away Monday morning,
September 19, 2016 at the Colonial Park Care Center in Harrisburg PA. She
was born March 31, 1918 in Danville PA the daughter of the late Howard and
Margaret (Shellhammer) Riley.
She was married for 55 years to the late William J. Ebling who preceded her
in death January 18, 2008. They were married May 9, 1952 in Winchester,
She was a homemaker and a foster mother to over 50 infants over the course
of 30 years. During World War II Emily worked in an ammunitions factory in
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church Danville PA since she was 11
Emily enjoyed solitaire, knitting, her precious animals, jigsaw puzzles with
neighbors, yard sales and she especially loved Christmas time. Her greatest
enjoyment in life was spending time with her family.
Emily is survived by one son, William J. "Skip" Ebling, II of Riverside PA
and two daughters; Ann L. Ebling of Hummelstown PA and Susan L. Lippert and
her husband Mervin of Halifax PA. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and
five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Craig F. Ebling in 2008. She was also
preceded in death by one brother Lewis D. Riley and five sisters; Elizabeth
Snyder, Lucy Temple, Agnes Holdren, Lucille Riley and E. Frances Fleck.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 11:30 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville, PA 17821 with the Reverend Trevor J. Hahn
officiating. Burial will be private in the Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box
22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Trinity Lutheran Church, PO Box 417,
Danville, PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821. www.visneski.com