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Alberta “Dolly” Eye, 100 – Active in Girardville Community

Alberta “Dolly” Eye, 100, Girardville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28th.

Alberta “Dolly” Eye, 100, Girardville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28th at Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill East, Pottsville with her loving family at her side.

Born in Raven Run, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Elizabeth Spiece Marquardt. She worked as a machine operator for Gitman’s Shirt Factory, Ashland until her retirement.

Dolly was a member of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Girardville, the Catholic Daughters court St. Cecilia, the Girardville Senior Citizens and the Girardville Red Hat Society. She enjoyed crocheting, listening to Irish and country music and loved cheering on the Eagles and Penn State.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Eye; her 5 children: Joanne Button, Kenny Eye, Rose Gower, Jerry Eye and Joseph Eye; her grandson George Fago Jr.

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Dolly is survived by her 2 daughters, Lillian Fago and Helen Anne Halsey, both of Ashland; her brother, Sonny Marquardt, New York; her 18 grandchildren: Mary, Jimmy, Joanne, Lisa, Kim, Billy, Brian, Jamie, Jackie, Jeff, Shannon, Eric, Joseph, Tom, Jennifer, Mike, Mark and Lisa; her 16 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 2nd from the Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Girardville with Rev. Giuseppe Esposito officiating. Friends and family are invited to her viewing on Saturday morning at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Fountain Springs.

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