2018-02-22 / Obituaries

Lois Arey

February 20, 2018


Lois Arey Lois Arey Lois Marie Arey, 95, of The Gardens at Tunkhannock, PA, and formerly of Dushore, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.

Born on Nov. 5, 1922, she was a daughter of the late John and Elsie Kneller Arey. She graduated from Dushore High School, a member of the Class of 1940.

Lois was employed by the Endicott Johnson Shoe Manufacturing Company and by the Sull-Craft Manufacturing Company, formerly Sullivan Silk Company. She later worked as a clerk for the Ben Franklin Store in Dushore for 19 years.

She was a former member of the Wilmot Grange and also a member of the Zion Chapel, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Dushore.

Surviving are four nieces, Lois Papson, Emily Hoffman, Joan Rozen and Ilene Kille; three nephews, Marshall Downes, James Arey and David Hoffman, as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Lois was predeceased by her three brothers, Charles Elwood Arey, James Arey and Paul Arey; a sister, Laura Downes, and three nieces, Linda Charnitski, Arvilla Dotson and Elinor Filardo.

Friends may call on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service at 10 at the Zion Chapel, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Dushore. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Phyllis A. Pellitier, her pastor, presiding. Interment will follow in the Old Zion Cemetery, Dushore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Dushore Fire and Ambulance Assoc., PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614, in Lois M. Arey’s memory.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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