Lela Joyce Piper

January 10, 1950 ~ February 8, 2022 (age 72)


Lela Joyce Lint Piper, age 72 of New Salem passed away on February 8, 2022 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 10, 1950 in Grindstone a daughter of Oliver Beal and Helen Elizabeth Cook Lint.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Kenneth Piper; sisters: Sonia Pindrock, Mary Mickey, Dorothea Brazell, Wanda Rockwell, Martha Jean Wingrove.

Lela is survived by her son, Matthew A. Lint; grandson, Brandon A. Lint Gross; siblings: Oliver Daniel Lint, Sr. and his wife Patricia of New Salem, Ada Viola Tucker of West Virginia.

She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and aunt who loved to cook and enjoyed listening to music.

Lela’s family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, Pa. Additional visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10-11 a.m., the hour of her funeral service with Pastor Michael Lyons officiating. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

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February 11, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Funeral Service
February 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

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