Arlene G. Osborne

LEWISTOWN – Arlene G. Osborne, 92, formerly of South Main Street, Lewistown, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Ohesson Manor.

Born Oct. 6, 1920, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Linnie (Decker) Stricker.

Arlene is survived by: two daughters, Kathy Mengel and husband, Allen, and Melissa Rosenberry and husband, James, both of Lewistown; a brother, Lynn Stricker, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Jodi (Mark) Gaudlip, Kristin (Robert) King, Brian Simonetti and Kari Liddick; and great- grandchildren, Samuel King and Melissa King.

She was preceded in death by: her beloved daughter, Deborah Simonetti Franco; brother, Eugene Stricker; and sister, Hazel Simpson.

She retired from G.C. Murphy Company in 1986 after many years of service at the soda fountain.

Arlene enjoyed reading, playing Rummy and Bingo, crafts and her worship services at Ohesson. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, in Lewistown.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kari Swigart officiating. Interment will be held in Mount Rock Cemetery.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the church.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 384 S. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Barr Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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