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Lois Miller Dreistadt
June 25, 1929 - August 31, 2015
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Lois Miller Dreistadt, age 86, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Monday evening at the Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor. Her beloved husband of 66 years, Michael Dreistadt, Jr., preceded her in death on November 2, 2014.
Born on June 25, 1929, daughter of the late Frank and Rose Robinson Miller, Lois was a graduate of Old Forge High School. Along with raising her family, she worked for many years at several sewing factories. Prior to her retirement, she held several positions at Glenwood Products in Moosic. A devoted member of the First United Methodist Church in Old Forge, Lois donated much of her time to church by doing everything from cleaning to working fundraisers. Her favorite pastime was making ceramics and she adored her grandchildren. She will always be missed by those who loved her.
She is also survived by her children, her daughter, Bonnie Rosania of Duryea, and her son, Michael Dreistadt and wife Jeanne of Moosic; sisters, Marie Sanko and husband Tony, and Joan Martz and husband Robert, all of Moosic; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
A sister, Betty Legg, and a son-in-law, Dennis Rosania, also preceded her in death.
Her family wishes to thank the entire staff of nurses and aides at Riverside, along with Dr. Thomas Minora, for the years of care and support to both Lois and her family.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday at 1:00PM at the First United Methodist Church, 143 Harrison Street in Old Forge, to be celebrated by Rev. Susan Zimmerman, Pastor.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Thursday between 12-1:00PM at the church. Interment, private, Marcy Cemetery in Duryea.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lois’ name to her Church, First U.M., 143 Harrison St., Old Forge, Pa., 18518.
Arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.