Evelyn Louise Cleland, age 87, of Landisburg, PA was called home to be with her Lord Monday, May 7th, at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, Cumberland County.
Born in Shermans Dale, PA on February 15, 1931, a daughter of the late Elsie (Moore) and Walter Jacob Kirkpatrick.
She was married for almost 58 years to her late husband James Albert Cleland who she married on July 8, 1950.
She was a devoted wife and mother as a homemaker for most of her life working in her early years for C.H. Maslands & Son.
She loved to do jigsaw puzzles, word circles, gardening and sewing on patchwork quilts.
She was a regular attender of the Reibers Reformed Baptist Church, Shermans Dale.
Evelyn is survived by a daughter, Sharlene, wife of Larry Matuska, of Landisburg, PA; three sisters, Thelma King, of Carlisle, PA; Grace Zeigler, of Carlisle, PA; Amanda Evans, of Falls Creek; three brothers, Raymond Kirkpatrick, of Carlisle, PA; Glenn Kirkpatrick, of Carlisle, PA; and Donald Kirkpatrick, of Ickesburg, PA. She was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth Kirkpatrick and a sister Shirley Mitchell.
Family will receive friends on Friday 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.. at Nickel-Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc., 3626 Shermans Valley Road, Loysville and also Saturday 10 A.M. at Reibers Reformed Baptist Church. 180 Reibers Church Rd, Shermans Dale, PA 17090 with services following at 11 A.M. Rev. Charles Fitzpatrick officiating. Interment in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reibers Reformed Baptist Church. www.lochstampforfh.com