Elizabeth Joyce Eakman, 86, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Friday, February 23,
2018 at Masonic Villages, Elizabethtown. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late
Harry and Jennie (Rhen) Kreiser. Elizabeth was the wife of James M. Eakman Jr. with whom she
celebrated 66 years of marriage this past December 19th.
Elizabeth graduated from the former Mount Joy High School class of 1949. She enjoyed
camping and cooking.
Surviving in addition to her husband James, is a son, Dean Eakman, husband of Gail of
Manheim; three grandchildren, Brent Eakman, husband of Michelle of Manheim, Jeremy
Eakman, husband of Lindsey of Elizabethtown and Brandon Eakman of York; four great
grandchildren, Mason, Bryce, Riley and Cameron Eakman.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Albert and Harold Rhen.
Services will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Children's Home, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.