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Abygail Marie Hench

Abby Hench

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True love knows no boundaries….just like a parent’s love…..children are loved in excess of any words to describe such true and unbinding love. By God’s Grace, a child lost far too soon, always holds a special place where she rests in Gods loving arms and the hearts of her family left behind….

Abygail Marie Hench (born August 18, 2016) left this world and her family unexpectedly on March 11, 2018. Just an innocent and jovial child – she left this world just shy of 19 months old.

She is survived by her parents: Seth L. Hipple and Kendra L. Hench.  She was also survived by 2 older brothers, Landon Hench, 7 and Carson Rott, 5. 

Abygail, known affectionately as Abby is also survived by a large family and friend base. She was also known for her infectious laugh and happy demeanor, her ability to bring joy to anyone near her and her early love for life in general. She was truly the joy and light of her parent’s lives.

On her father’s side, Abygail is additionally survived by her Uncle Frederick (Fred) and Aunt Stacey Hipple (Enola, PA), Aunt Saralynn Hipple and her husband, Uncle Eugene Long (Camp Hill, PA) and her Aunt Sonya Declet and her husband, her Uncle Angel Declet (Camp Hill, PA).

On her mother’s side, Abygail is survived by her grandparent’s Daryl and Jennifer Hench (Surfside Beach, SC) and her grandmother Amy Davis (Dillsburg, PA) and her Uncle Koni Hench (Mechanicsburg, PA) and her Aunt Anastasia Hench (Surfside Beach, SC).

Additionally; Abygail is survived by a wide assortment of both and close extended family including a wide array of cousins, family and both friends and family of the emergency services community.

‘Baby Abby” was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Stanley (Stan) and Faye Hipple.

Abby was simply a ray of sunshine.  She touched the lives of everyone. Even in passing, her brief presence won everyone over with her beaming smile and equally intoxicating personality. Her laugh was notorious for her affinity for life, even in her short life, as being simply infectious.  Her laugh was one that will be remembered for a lifetime by everyone who ever met her.  Some of Abby’s favorite things, included going to the park, playing with her cousins, car rides, morning cartoons, visiting the firehouse with her Dad. Abby also was known as a fan of trying new foods, playing and practicing her running, walking and singing skills to the delight of everyone. Her charming, beautiful and undeniably exuberant personality simply defied her young age to the delight of everyone.

Both families wish to express their sincere gratitude to all who have come to the aide of this grieving family, Both of Abygails’s families want to express sincere gratitude for the unexpected assistance offered by Sullivan Funeral Home(Enola, PA) and the members and extended family within the East Pennsboro Township  Emergency Services Departments.  Both families commend you on your above the call assistance in this unexpected tragedy.

In lieu of flowers, the entire family requests that donations be made to Creekside Volunteer Fire Company #21, Northeast Fire and rescue #20 or Enola Fire Company #3 Station #17 as a show of support for their unwavering and selfless efforts during this challenging time.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 17th, 2018, Viewing will be available between 11:00 am and Noon at Summerdale United Methodist Church in Enola, Pa.

Immediately following the viewing, services will be held at the same location, starting at 12:00PM / Noon.

The family hope and prays that ‘Baby’ Abby not just flies high with the angels protecting her  – but –is as protected and loved in Heaven as she was and will be for eternity here on Earth until she is once again reunited with those who love her dearly……until we all meet and hold you once again little one…..

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hipple and Hench families.

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