Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach
Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach, of Orange, died Sunday, March 17, in Lake Charles. God called her home before dawn on St. Patrick’s Day, a feast beloved to her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Thursday with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. to be recited by Deacon Eddie Blankenstein at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in North Tonawanda, NY, on Oct. 14, 1921, Eileen was the daughter of Thomas E. and Katherine (Keleher) Shine. She graduated from Bryant & Stratton Business School, was a member of the St. Mary Altar Society for many years and enjoyed playing bridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of over 60 years, William Mumbach; brother, John Patrick Shine; and sister, Mary Louise Gall.
Eileen is survived by her daughter, Mary Mumbach of Manchester, NH; sons, Joe Mumbach and wife, Lisa of Houston; Bill Mumbach of Orange; Phil Mumbach and wife, Necey of Orange; David Mumbach and wife, Nancy of Orangefield; daughters, Susan Lester and husband, Billy of Evanston, WY; Nina Newkirk and husband, Joe of Carlock, IL; Ann Hernandez and husband, Ernie of San Antonio; and Shawn Hacker and husband, Shelley of Lake Charles; 24 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Colin Mumbach, Dylan Mumbach, Eric Mumbach, Ben Hernandez, Max Hernandez, Jeff Hernandez, Rik Hernandez, Will Dugas, Alex Dugas, Joseph Hacker, Sam Hacker and Will Lester.
Honorary Pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Jessica Mumbach, Zoe Mumbach, Ali Mumbach, Esther Hartman, Caitlin Pridemore, Megan Mumbach, Aleah Cagle, Wendy Dumont, Coleen Duncan, Frances Dugas, Jenna Hacker and Sophie Hacker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Erasmus Institute at The College of St. Mary Magdalen, 511 Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner, New Hampshire 03278.