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Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt

March 7, 1940 - April 16, 2020

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Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

Private cremation took place at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.

Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt, 80 of Jermyn, died Thursday evening at home. Her late husband of 20 years, William (Bud) Eckardt died on November 8, 2019.
Born in Sterling, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ora Oney. She attended Lake Consolidated School in Lake Ariel, PA. Prior to retirement, she was a Home health Aid and loved taking care of her patients.
Ora was an entrepreneur who owned and operated several business throughout her life including Ora’s Ice Cream Creations in Hamlin, Pa and Ms. Ora’s Florals in Mayfield, Pa. She moved to Florida to persue her love of fishing. She was also known for her cooking, creativity, and humor. She was truly a one of a kind person and will be missed dearly.
Surviving are children; Rick Rosengrant and his wife Laurie of Jessup, Dee Minor and her husband David of Waymart, Jeff Rosengrant and his wife Beatrice of Lake Ariel, Wendell Rosengrant of Hamlin, Roni Shaffer and her husband Dale of Maplewood , Charles Rosengrant and his wife Tracy of Jefferson Twp, and Christopher Rosengrant and Nell of Lake Ariel; brothers Guy and Gary Oney both of Stroudsburg; 20 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a grandson Jeffrey Rosengrant; sisters Sophia Sampino, Leila Flynn, and Emma Chumard; brothers Delvin, Raymond, and Jim Oney.
Private cremation took place at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to and under the care and direction of James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.
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