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 Frances C <I>Eckman</I> Drumm

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Frances C Eckman Drumm

  • Birth 16 May 1924 Paradise, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 2007 Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section L
  • Memorial ID 78574821

Frances C. Drumm, 82, formerly of Highland Drive in Lancaster, entered into rest Wednesday at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown. Born May 16, 1924 in Paradise, Pa., she was a daughter of the late John and Bessie E. (Hersh) Eckman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Purley C. "Pete" Drumm.

Mrs. Drumm was a member of Community United Methodist Church. She graduated from the Sacred Heart Academy. She had an artistic flare, enjoying leather crafts, music, and fine art. Mrs. Drumm was a woman who overcame great adversity during her life, not even the debilitating disease polio could hamper her fun spirited zeal for life.

Mrs. Drumm is survived by a son: John C., husband of Leigh-Ann Drumm, of Willow Street; her sister: Elva S. Earhart of Willow Street; two granddaughters: Michaella and Gabrielle Drumm of Willow Street; and her niece: Frances Garben. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles Eckman.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Community United Methodist Church, 130 Tennyson Dr., Lancaster, with Rev. Bernard J. Kefer officiating. Viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. Gundel Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3544 North Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, 1 Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. For additional information or to send a condolence, please call 393-1776 or visit:

Lancaster New Era 3/9/2007

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  • Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
  • Added: 17 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78574821
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances C Eckman Drumm (16 May 1924–7 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78574821, citing Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Donna Butler Sheaffer (contributor 46777676) .