The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 11, 2012

Ernest S. Geib, 94, Northumberland


The Daily Item

— NORTHUMBERLAND — Ernest S. Geib, 94, formerly of 124 Nottingham Drive, Northumberland, and Eisenhauer Road, Myerstown, passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

He was born Dec. 28, 1917, a son of the late M. Irene (Brown) and Warren M. Geib. In 1949, he married the former Barbara J. Leek, of Reading, who preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 1977.

Ernest is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Engler, of Palmyra, and Deborah Bright, of Northumberland, and her friend, Bruce Swanger; one grandson, Tory Bright, of Ocean City, N.J.; and a brother-in-law, sister-in-law and nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his precious “Sweetie,” the family dog, Sunnie.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Winfield Engler and Gerald Bright; one granddaughter, Shelly Bright; one brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Louise Geib; and several of his wife’s brothers and sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, in the Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown.

Interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, in Mount Hope Cemetery, Myerstown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ernest’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.