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Miriam J. Speece, 86, of Carlisle and formerly of Mt. Holly Springs, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2010, in Select Specialty Hospital in Harrisburg. She was born on Sunday, June 24, 1923, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Edward D. and Alverda (Moore) Brady, and the widow of Jay P. Speece, who died Dec. 24, 1996.

Miriam graduated from Tyrone High School in 1942. She enjoyed being a homemaker, spending time with family and traveling. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle and also a member of the Shamrocks, NARFE, AARP-Carlisle, Irish Heritage-Harrisburg, the Golden Age Club and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 7343, both in Mt. Holly Springs.

She is survived by two sons; Stephen O. Speece (and his companion, Marilyn) and Timothy P. (and his wife, Eleanor) Speece both of Mt. Holly Springs, a daughter, Korin M. Cline of Carlisle, a brother, Thomas M. Brady of Topsfield, MA, six grandchildren, one great-grandson and one nephew. Miriam was preceded in death by a brother, David Brady and a son-in-law, Thomas P. Cline.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2010, in St. Patrick Catholic Church, 87 Marsh Dr., Carlisle. Private graveside services will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Memorials may be made to her church, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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Dear Steve, Tim, and Korin,
So sorry to hear to read about your mama's passing. May she rest in peace.

Ellen Mullen Hoon
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Steve, Tim & Korin,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time!  Your mother is no longer suffering!  She is at peace and with the man that she loved for many years.  May god bless you and be with you.

Doug Baer
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Steve and Tim, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Your Mother was a nice lady. We will always remember her.

Bill and Barb Shrawder
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 Korin-
I am sorry to hear about Mim. She was such a special lady! Prayers to you, the boys, and the rest of the family.  Please take care!
Corey Mayberry Heishman

Corey Heishman
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Dear Steve, Tim, and Korin,

   I wanted to write to offer my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mom.  She, (and your dad) like my own parents, was a Mt. Holly Springs Icon.  It does not matter if we lose our parents when they are young or older - it is still a realization that we are now the "elder generation."  Losing a parent is difficult, but we all know that your mom is at home with God - perhaps even giving him a little 'direction' here and there, but at home all the same.  Holidays will be a bit more difficult; her birthday will bring up painful memories, and even a trip past the old family home will generate sadness.  There is nothing wrong with remembering...it is how we keep our heritage alive, and it only shows how much we loved those who aren't around anymore.  Treasure your memories, share them with your own kids, and smile through the tears when you are assured that your mom is now "home" for good.   Peace be with all of you.

Deb (Stoerzinger) Westbrook
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 Sorry to here of your mother's passing. We are thinking of you.

Mim & Bob Miller
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Korin and Family

I send my sincere sympathy.

Dotty Marshall
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Korin,

Taylor & I were completely blessed to have known Miss Miriam.  She was such a wonderfully sweet and kind lady, whom we will remember always.  May God be with you and your entire family.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Naomi & Taylor Morrow
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Mim loved to get her hair done. We always had a good time during her visits to Sassy Cuts. We all missed her when she went to Chapel Point. She & David livened up the place.

Deb & staff at Sassy Cuts
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I'm sorry to hear of Mim's passing.  I ran into her at Giant last fall, she was so full of life and as sharp as ever!  Her humor will be missed.

Tim Herman (Steve and Connie's son)
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We will miss our "Mim" forever.  She meant the world to our family.

Joanie Oakes Nichols
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Korin, Stephen, Tim and families,

It was my pleasure to know your Mother.  We sure has some good times; lots of phone calls and laughter.

Sally Sneeringer
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Jarrett, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom.what a beautiful woman MsCharlotte was.Her smile lit up a room.My heart goes out to you and your family..God Bless...Cassie Reinhardt
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Dear Family Of Mrs. Speece,
My thoughts & prayers are with you at this time, and it was such an honor, and blessing to know Mrs. Speece, and also her loving family. God bless you all. She will be so sadly missed by me.

Love, Rita McAlister(Stoner) cna at c/p
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