Wallace passed away on November 10, 2017 from injuries sustained in automobile accident on September 3, 2017. Her family
was by her side. Inge was born on September 20, 1930 in Rockershausen, Germany to Joseph and Helene (Koehler) Kӧrner.
On Christmas 1962, Inge married
Lester J. Wallace in Saarbrucken, Germany and then traveled with him to America to live. Les and Inge had met in Pittsburgh,
PA two years previously, while she was on an extended vacation. Inge was a master tailor by trade and enjoyed sewing, gardening,
travel, and spending time with her family. Inge retired from JC Penney's in 1994 after working for 13 years in the Children's
Department as Merchandising Assistant. Inge was a devoted 50-year parishioner of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle.
Inge is survived by two daughters;
Stephanie (James) Cogan of Albany, NY and Claudia Porr of Mechanicsburg, her grandchildren; Kyle, John, and Julia Cogan and
Angelica Porr, all of whom lovingly referred to her as “Oma”, her twin sister, Irmgard Hilt and sister, Irene
Welter and sisters-in-law; Rosel Kӧrner and Marianne Kӧrner, all in their home country of Germany. Inge
was preceded in death by her Les, her husband of 51 years, her brothers; Gregor and Viktor Kӧrner and brothers-in-law;
Erwin Hilt and Arnold Welter.
A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday,
November 24, 2017 followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Patrick Shrine Church, 152 E. Pomfret
St, Carlisle, with Rev. Joshua Cavender officiating. Burial will be in historic Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle. Ewing
Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick
Shrine Church 3rd Century Fund or to Operation Smile. Please visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.
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Cogan and Family,
Oma was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed. May she Rest In Peace. We are all thinking of
you at this most difficult time. She may be gone but will always be watching over you All.
The Winston Family
Stephanie Cogan and family,
deeply saddened by the news of your Mom's passing. I will pray that God will grant you the strength needed to get through
this moment. My most sincere condolences and sympathy.
My sincerest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your mom. It's always hard to lose a parent, and a
Inge was a dear lifelong friend. I'll miss her. My deepest
sympathy to Stephanie and Claudia
Konrad Kempfe MD
Stephanie, Claudia and families: so deeply sorry to hear of your mothers passing.
Such a lovely lady who will be greatly missed. I can see her up there charming St. Peter with her sweet German accent.
I didn't know about her accident earlier or I would have contacted you sooner. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sincerely, Paula Correal
Dear Stephanie and Claudia!
My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
The sad news came as
a big shock to me. Inge was a longtime, dear friend to me, we have always been in touch and I will miss her so much.
thoughts are with you in these hard times.
Sincere greetings, Gudi
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