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Nancy Deloris (Gathers) Wenner

April 20, 1932 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Nancy Deloris Wenner Obituary

    Nancy Deloris Wenner, age 91 of Sligo, passed away Saturday morning, November 18, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 

    Born April 20, 1932 in Sligo, Clarion County, she was the daughter of the late Wray and Blanche Burns Gathers.

    She was an operator for Bell Telephone and retired from AT&T.

    Deloris was a member of the Sligo United Methodist Church and the Telephone Pioneers of America. 

    She enjoyed golfing, bowling, traveling, going to sales, and shopping on QVC.

    Deloris loved being outside, working in her flower garden, and watching and feeding the birds.

    She will always be remembered for saying “Do what makes you happy” and putting others before herself. 

    She is survived by her son, Greg (Cathi) Wenner of Knox; granddaughter, Kirsten Wenner and great granddaughter, Kinley Rose Wenner, both of Hollidaysburg.

   Deloris is also survived by a brother, Connell Gathers of Sligo and numerous nieces and nephews who loved requesting peel outs from her and remember her for telling them to “Hold on to your hats”.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Harold, Leo and Melvin.

    Family and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at the Sligo United Methodist Church, 506 Penn Street, Sligo.

   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, in the church, with Faye Craig, Senior Pastor of the church, officiating.

    Interment will follow in the Clarion Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the name of Nancy Deloris Wenner to the Southern Clarion County Ambulance Service, 10515 Route 68, Rimersburg, PA 16248

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

    Arrangements are under the direction of the William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc. of Knox.

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November 21, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sligo United Methodist Church
506 Penn Street
Sligo, PA 16255

Funeral Service
November 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Sligo United Methodist Church
506 Penn Street
Sligo, PA 16255


Southern Clarion County Ambulance Service
10515 PA-68, Rimersburg PA 16248


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