April 21, 1933 - May 19, 2021
Eileen E. Conklin Papp, 88, of Hamilton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Homestead at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton, NJ she was a Groveville resident for the past 61 years and a devoted parishioner of St. Vincent DePaul Church in Yardville for more than 50 years. Eileen’s career in retail included department store icons Lit Brothers, Two Guys and Dunhams. She and her late husband Frank loved their trips to the Atlantic City casinos and a big win landed them the trip of a lifetime to Alaska.
Anyone who knew Eileen, knew of her bell collection that so many friends and family contributed to. Family was most important to Eileen. She loved spending time visiting and her home was always welcome to guests.
Predeceased by her parents, Walter and Myrtle (Webb) Conklin; stepmother, Genevieve Conklin; her beloved husband, Frank N. Papp, Sr.; sons, Frank N. Papp, Jr. and Steven M. Papp; brother, Ronald Conklin; sisters, Patricia Brozena, Mary Jane Stellerine, and Charlotte Olex. She is survived by her loving son Walter and wife Donna (Stoy)Papp; daughter-in-law Kathy Papp; brother, Robert Conklin; grandchildren, Renee Johnson, Frank N. Papp, III, Eric Papp, Christopher Papp, John (Ashley) Papp and Patrick McDonald; a great grandson, Mark Johnson, Jr.; a special longtime friend and neighbor, Catherine LeJambre. She was lovingly known as Aunt I to her many nieces, and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021, from 9:00 AM-10:30 AM at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, NJ.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 555 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, NJ 08620.
Burial will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton.
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