Elfrieda L. Staples
Elfrieda L. Staples
  • September 24, 1940 - March 25, 2017
  • East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Elfrieda "Tiny" L. Staples, 76, of East Stroudsburg passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the PHS Hospice House. She was the loving wife of the late Richard Staples.
Born in East Stroudsburg on September 24, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Merle and Ethel (Ludwig) Ruth.
Tiny was a graduate of Stroudsburg High School and later was employed by Ronson and also Hughes Printing in the shipping department for over 20 years. You could find her reading mystery or romance novels, doing crossword or jigsaw puzzles in her spare time. Some of her greatest memories were traveling to Canada and Tennessee and playing softball for BJ's Inn.
She was of Lutheran Faith.
Those left to cherish her memory include daughters: Deanna "Sam" King of East Stroudsburg and Christian Horvat and her husband Steve of Stroudsburg; sons: Wayne Lee of North Carolina and Doug Lee of East Stroudsburg; sisters: Patricia Singer, Louella Labar and Charlotte Conover; grandchildren: Missy, Scott, Joshua, Lacey, Andrew, Stephanie, Kaegan, Megan and Jaden; 9 great grandchildren; very dear friends David Liu of East Stroudsburg and Christine Oberly of South Carolina.
In addition to her beloved husband she was predeceased by her brother Howard Ruth.
There will be no services at this time. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Dale Hughes Cancer Center 231 E Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 and or the Make- A- Wish Foundation 707 Grant Street, 37th Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15219, greaterpawv.wish.org