Audrey M. (Hess) Eyster

Audrey M. (Hess) Eyster, 88, of Nescopeck, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born at home in Wapwallopen on December 29, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Alice B. Hess. She was raised and attended school in Wapwallopen. Audrey worked at Berwick Knitting Mill as a sewing machine operator, and later at various local businesses. Most recently she was employed at Berwick YMCA until her retirement.

She was a former member of the St. John’s U.C.C., Wapwallopen. She liked baking, camping, reading, sewing, and quilting. More recently she spent her quiet time doing word searches and jigsaw puzzles.

She will be greatly missed by her children, David Beach, with whom she resided; Susan Slusser and husband Lee, Nescopeck; Tammy Shaffer and husband Jack, Berwick; Donald Eyster, Nescopeck; grandchildren, Alison Hottenstein; Michael Shaffer; Felicia Cressinger; Chad Shaffer; Ashley Fassman; great grandchildren, Nevaeh; Mariah; Gavin; Beau; Paisley, she was looking forward to the birth of her sixth great grandchild soon. She also leaves behind sisters, Betty Dodd and husband William, Berwick; Dorothy Beach and husband Ronald, Nescopeck; brothers, John Hess and wife Gwen, Paradise; Walter Hess, Wapwallopen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Slusser; brothers, Raymond Hess, and William Hess; and sister, Alice Boyer.

A viewing will be held 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022, at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg.

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