Eileen Alice Archer, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2016. Eileen was born on July 12, 1930 in Byesville, OH to David and Carolena Sharratt. Eileen met the love of her life, William Archer, while living in Ohio. The two were married on January 20, 1951 and moved their family to Indianapolis, IN in 1965, where they had been residents ever since.
Eileen devoted her life to faith, to her family and to serving others. She spent over twenty years as an Accounting Clerk at Peerless Pump. She was a long time member of St. Christopher Catholic Church. She found her greatest joy in being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed spending her time giving back to her community, playing cards weekly with her friends and being a member of the Red Hat Society.
Eileen is preceded in death by her son, Jay W. Archer and her brother, Samuel Sharratt. Eileen is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, William Archer; sister, Jo Marion; children, Jeffrey (Patricia) and Patrick (Rene) Archer; daughter-in-law, Alison Archer; grandchildren, Adam Archer, Lindsey (Jonathan) Shaw, Scott Archer, Kevin Archer and Benjamin Archer; great grandchild, Aidan Archer and many loving nieces and nephews and their children.
Family and friends are invited to gather from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 20 at Stevens Mortuary with a recitation of the Rosary at 3:30 pm. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 21 at St. Christopher Catholic Church. All are welcome to join for a lunch directly following the funeral mass.