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Genevieve Diehl

Genevieve ("Jenny") A. Diehl, 90, of Boiling Springs, PA, passed away at home Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Jenny  was born in Carlisle, PA on November 5, 1929 to the late John and Helen (Thrush) Sheeley.

Surviving is her husband of 72 years, Raymond E. Diehl, her son, Donald E. Diehl, of Boiling Springs and her daughter, Brenda Pallante of Carlisle, 7 grandsons and 10 great-grandchildren. Jenny was predeceased by a son, Randy L. Diehl.

After graduating from Boiling Springs High School, Jenny attended Carlisle Commercial College. She was an active member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Boiling Springs, PA, and volunteered at the Salvation Army. In addition, she was an excellent cook and tailor, dog lover, avid swimmer and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend throughout her life. As a child, Jenny built props at Allenberry Playhouse and worked on her family farm.

Services will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM in Otterbein United Methodist Church, 647 Forge Rd., Carlisle, PA with Rev. Bruce Fensterbush officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to her church. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.

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Raymond, Don and Brenda,I send my condolences to all of you. Jenny will be missed by her neighborhood. It was wonderful to see her at PopPop’s memorial service last May. Your former neighbor.

Janet Compton Ivey Feb 4 2020 12:00 AM

Brenda, Your Mother was one terrific Lady and will be missed by a lot of the people from Otterbein church.               My prayers are with you and the family.               Joe & Maryann Newsome

Maryann Newsome Jan 28 2020 12:00 AM

Payers and blessings to the Raymond and Diehl Family.  Ron and Cindy Wilson

Ronald Wilson Jan 26 2020 12:00 AM

Our warmest condolencesJanet and Tom Ivey, Margo Swedlund, Megan Westerberg

Janet and Tom Ivey, Margo Swedlund, Megan Westerberg Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Remembering you and Genevieve in our minds and in our heartsJanet and Tom Ivey. Margo Ivey Swedlund and Megan Ivey Westerberg

Janet and Tom Ivey. Margo Ivey Swedlund and Megan Ivey Westerberg Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM