Edyce LaRue “Pug” Kepple, 88, of Butler, passed away on September 8, 2019 in the Life Stories Neighborhood at Newhaven Court in Butler, PA.
Pug was born November 19, 1930 to Roy and Marjorie Thompson in Hooker, PA. She graduated from Concord High School in 1948. She married the love of her life, George Kepple on September 30, 1950. During her lifetime, in addition to being a homemaker and loving wife and mother, Pug enjoyed reading, knitting, doing puzzles, and traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Pug is survived by her husband, George; her son, Gary (Mary Jo) Kepple; her daughters, Terri (Louis) Grenci and Jeanne (James) Read; her brother, Veryl “Pete” Thompson; her grandchildren, Correne (Jon) Belasco, Louis “Beau” (Emily) Grenci, Edwin James “Jamie” (Stefani) Read, and Kristin Read and many other family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Pug is preceded in death by a son, Brent William Kepple and three sisters, Audrey Miller, Barbara Fair, and Donna Joan Miller, and recently by her sister-in-law, Hazel Thompson.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff of Life Stories at Newhaven and Newhaven Assisted Living and also to Grane Hospice.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 East North St., Butler, PA 16001.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 East North St., Butler, PA 16001 with Pastor Joel Benson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E. 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 600 Waterfront Dr. #210, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.