Delores J. “Dee” Christy, Sandy Lake, Pa, passed away at 2:10 PM, Monday, (5-17-21) UPMC/Hamot after a brief illness. She was 86.
Born June 5, 1934 in Franklin, Pa, she was a daughter of Elmer D. and Dessie W. Heffernan Sutley.
Dee was a homemaker and loved taking care of her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed doing crafts and baking. For many years she and John loved going camping and traveling throughout the United States.
Her husband John Christy, whom she married January 29, 1954, survives at home. Also surviving are a daughter Cheryl (Bruce) Peterson, Grimesland, N.C., a son Ronald B. (Renee) Christy, Warren, OH and a stepson Joseph (Mele) Graham, Mountain Home, ID; also seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Also two sisters: Dorothy (Edwin) DeHoff, Lake Katrine, NY, Marjorie Orr and a brother Robert (Marlyn) Sutley, all Franklin, Pa.
In addition to her parents, Dee was preceded in death by a sister Twila Hovis and three brothers: Wilbur, Paul and Lloyd Sutley.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rose and Black Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 3236 S. Main Street, SANDY LAKE, where family and friends are welcome from 4 – 7 PM, Friday (5-21-21) and 10 -11 AM, Saturday (5-22-21).
A funeral service will take place at 11:00 AM, on Saturday (5-22-21) in the funeral home with Rev. Virginia LaVan Gabsby, Pastor, New Lebanon Community Church, officiating.
Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jackson Center, Pa.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.RoseandBlackFH.com