(Orange, Texas)


March 19, 2013

Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach

ORANGE — Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach, of Orange, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Lake Charles Louisiana. God called her home before dawn on St. Patrick’s Day, a feast beloved to her.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Thursday with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. to be recited by Deacon Eddie Blankenstein at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in North Tonawanda, New York on October 14, 1921, Eileen was the daughter of Thomas E. and Katherine (Keleher) Shine. She graduated from Bryant & Stratton Business School, was a member of the St. Mary Altar Society for many years and enjoyed playing bridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of over 60 years, William Mumbach; brother, John Patrick Shine; and sister, Mary Louise Gall.

Eileen is survived by her daughter, Mary Mumbach of Manchester, New Hampshire; sons, Joe Mumbach and wife, Lisa of Houston; Bill Mumbach of Orange; Phil Mumbach and wife, Necey of Orange; David Mumbach and wife, Nancy of Orangefield; daughters, Susan Lester and husband, Billy of Evanston, Wyoming; Nina Newkirk and husband, Joe of Carlock, Illinois; Ann Hernandez and husband, Ernie of San Antonio; and Shawn Hacker and husband, Shelley of Lake Charles, Louisiana; twenty-four grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.

Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Colin Mumbach, Dylan Mumbach, Eric Mumbach, Ben Hernandez, Max Hernandez, Jeff Hernandez, Rik Hernandez, Will Dugas, Alex Dugas, Joseph Hacker, Sam Hacker and Will Lester. Honorary Pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Jessica Mumbach, Zoe Mumbach, Ali Mumbach, Esther Hartman, Caitlin Pridemore, Megan Mumbach, Aleah Cagle, Wendy Dumont, Coleen Duncan, Frances Dugas, Jenna Hacker and Sophie Hacker.

The family would like to wish a special thank you to the staff of Emeritus, Dr. Susan Ieyoub, and Heart of Hospice for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Erasmus Institute at The College of St. Mary Magdalen, 511 Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner, New Hampshire 03278.

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