MILLERSBURG — Eileen Rebecca (Scott) Treap peacefully left this earth to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Majora Lane Center, in Millersburg, Ohio, surrounded by many loved ones.
She was born in Stow, Ohio, on July 4, 1922, to Chester and Amy (Young) Scott. Eileen was a graduate of Stow High School and met George Treap at the First Christian Church of Stow, Ohio, where they were later married. Together they raised eight children on a farm in Glenmont, Ohio. Eileen served the Lord faithfully at the Danville Church of Christ and was employed for many years as Head Dietician of Round Lake Christian Assembly. She and George loved RV camping and traveling to visit family around the country. After retirement they built a home in Grayson, Ky., and became active in the Oak Grove Church of Christ.
Eileen was a master seamstress, gardener, and an award-winning cook. She was an expert at identifying flowers, leaves and birds. She enjoyed reading, music, painting, knitting, crocheting, quilting, flower arranging, canning fruit and playing cards. Eileen was most notably known for her amazing gift of hospitality that was enjoyed by hundreds of grateful friends and family through the years. She loved the Lord deeply and served others, young and old, with a humble spirit.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; son, Mitchell; brothers, Robert, Richard, Jack, Walter and Tommy; sisters, Mary, Shirley and Linda; and a great-grandson, Mitchell.
She is survived by her children, Sharon (Jim) Exler of Nampa, Idaho, Richard (Linda) Treap of Millersburg, Ohio, Daniel Treap of Millersburg, Ohio, Pamela (Francis) Nash of Grayson, Ky., Patrick (Patricia) Treap of Ashville, N.C., Steven (Debbie) Treap of Pikeville, Ky., and Marie (Thomas) White of Millersburg, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind three brothers, Eugene, William and George Scott; one sister, Vada Snowberger; and countless nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all.
Friends may call at the Alexander Funeral Home of Millersburg, Ohio, on Sunday from 1-3 p.m., with the funeral at 3 p.m. Burial will take place Monday April 7, 2014, at Hillcrest Burial Memorial Park Grayson, Ky.
Contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers to the missions of David and Courtney White with CRU at give.cru.org/0612816; or Workers for Mexico Mission at P.O. Box 400, Grayson, KY 41143; or to LifeCare Hospice 2525 Back Orrville Road Wooster, OH 44691.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.