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Lois J. Sherry

April 9, 1930 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 90)

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Lois J. Sherry, age 90, of Kittanning, formerly of Distant, died Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Heritage Meadows Personal Care Home.

Born April 9, 1930 in Mayport, she was the daughter of the late Harold R. (Peck) and Sarah A. Mowrey Fritz.

She married Fred W. Sherry and he preceded her in death on October 4, 1988.

Lois was a Librarian and teacher’s aid at Hawthorne Elementary School.

She was a member of the New Bethlehem Fireman’s Auxiliary.

Survivors include one son, Robert L. Sherry; two daughters, Deborah (William) McMaster and Cheryl (Lee) Fritz Weston, who was raised by her grandparents, Peck and Sarah Fritz; 4 grandchildren: Shawn Lee, Ron McMaster, Mandy McMaster and Steven McMaster; and 8 great- grandchildren.

Lois is also survived by a brother, Larry (Monty) Fritz .

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Barbara (Jack) Hetrick and Ruth (Howard) Kepple.

Family and friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in the funeral home with the Reverend Samuel Swick officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Alcola Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be given in the name of Lois J. Sherry to the Redbank Valley Public  Library, 720 Broad Street, New Bethlehem, PA  16242

Online condolences may be sent to Lois’ family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com

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June 9, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service
233 & 301 Penn Street
New Bethlehem, PA 16242

Funeral Service
June 9, 2020

3:00 PM
Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service
233 & 301 Penn Street
New Bethlehem, PA 16242


Redbank Valley Public Library
720 Broad Street, New Bethlehem PA 16242

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