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Michelle L. Waple


Michelle L. Waple, 48, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 26, 2018 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center after battling an extremely rare blood and auto immune disorder.

She was born on March 31, 1969 in Harrisburg, Pa. and was the daughter of Linda S. (McMinn) Waple and the late Charles F. “Pete” Waple.

Michelle was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved to play pool and to “DJ”, but her greatest joy was her family. In her earlier years, she played softball for Middletown Area High School.

Michelle is survived by her mother, her maternal grandmother, Bertha McMinn, her children, Dezerae N. Waple and her fiancé Davell Hatcher of Highspire, Charles A. “Petey” Waple and girlfriend Dayna Stauffer, Savon W. Hadley and Sierra Y. Hadley, her brother, Brian C. and wife Heidi Waple, all of Middletown, and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Susan Waple, who brought Michelle an extreme amount of happiness in the past few years. Michelle also leaves behind three nieces, one nephew and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A tribute to her life will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. at New Beginnings Church, 630 South Union Street, Middletown, with Pastor Britt Strohecker officiating. Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31 at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main Street, Middletown and also from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

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