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Ardis J Emmett Humphrey

September 26, 1928 - October 21, 2015

Date of Service October 26, 2015

Funeral Home Oliver Shifler & Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

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Ardis J. Humphrey, 87, formerly of Carbondale died Wednesday at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center. She was the widow of Harold Humphrey, who died in 2009.

Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Arthur & Jane Emmett. Ardis attended schools in Carbondale and Oneonta, NY and graduated in 1945.  She worked in local retail stores and later at Gentex Corp, Simpson, for approximately 20 years.

She was loving, kind, honest, friendly and fun-loving. Ardis enjoyed music, spending time with family and friends, playing cards and trips to the casino. She looked forward to her summers at Elk Lake, Waymart, many of which she hosted her children’s friends and cousins for extended stays, treating them loving as her own.

A life-long member of the First United Methodist Church, Carbondale, Ardis was active in church activities as well as clubs and activities in which her children were involved.

Ardis is survived by a daughter Ann Humphrey, Sky Top; two sisters, Ann Nichols and Carol Petnick, four grandchildren, Matthew & Bethany Humphrey and Cache & Sunny Fross; four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her special dog, Sassy, who was a welcome visitor at the rehab center.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Humphrey, a sister, Gladys McFree and brother, Elsie Emmett.

The funeral will be Monday at 10:00 AM in the Oliver Shifler & Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc 62 N. Main St, Carbondale with services by the Rev. Doug Posegate, Pastor and Rev. Donald Perry.   Interment following cremation at Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart. Visitation Sunday 2 to 6 Pm.

For directions or condolences visit the funeral home website.

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