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Faith A. (Hawley) Chipeleski

January 19, 1943 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 74)

Faith A. Chipeleski, 74, of Drums, passed away Sunday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown, after a sudden illness Friday evening.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, January 19, 1943, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Mikula) Hawley, and spent the past 44 years in Drums after moving from Wilkes-Barre.

Faith was a 1960 graduate of Wilkes-Barre G.A.R. High School and was active with the reunion committee.  She was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker.  She also worked with her late husband Tom, in the operation of his Burger King and Subway franchises in NEPA.  Most recently she assisted her son Daryl, in his Subway franchises, and was instrumental in the operation of those businesses.  She was a member of St. John Bosco RC Church, Sugarloaf, and the Ladies Slovak Union, Wilkes-Barre.  She was active with the former West Hazleton High School Wrestling Booster Club, and was an avid Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  Her door was always open and she enjoyed being a mom to all of the kids in the neighborhood.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband Thomas S. Chipeleski, Sr. to whom she was married 50 years prior to his passing on September 13, 2013; and a daughter-in-law Renee Chipeleski, May 3, 2015; and her twin sister Hope Napkora, May 12, 2016.

Surviving are four children Thomas S. Jr, Exeter; Kimberly Platek and her husband Jeffrey, Sugarloaf; Daryl and his wife Tara, Sugarloaf; and Tricia Marnell, Conyngham; seven grandchildren Marianne, Jake, Colton, Mia, Gage, Crue, and Blaze; a sister Cathy Hoinski, Plains; a sister-in-law Patricia Krajewski and her husband Joseph, New Jersey; nieces and nephews Loran, LoreAnn, Jospeh, Shawn, and Jill Ann; her dog Toby; and granddogs Chase, Apollo, and Annabelle.

Her funeral will be held Friday at 9:30 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. John Bosco RC Church, 573 State Route 93, Sugarloaf.  Burial will follow in Conyngham Union Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening 5-8 pm.

Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.

 Service Information

November 2, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.
669 W. Butler Drive
Drums, Pennsylvania 18222

Concluding Service
November 3, 2017

9:30 AM
Harman Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.
669 W. Butler Drive
Drums, Pennsylvania 18222

Funeral Mass
November 3, 2017

10:00 AM
St. John Bosco RC Church
573 PA Route 93
Sugarloaf, PA 18249

November 3, 2017

11:15 AM
Conyngham Union Cemetery
475 Main Street
Conyngham, PA, Pennsylvania 18219

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