Nancy L. Criswell

Nancy L. Criswell, 73, of Burnham, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018, at her home.

Born Nov. 25, 1944, in Belleville, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Marion (Hackett) Dovci. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Christian Swanger.

Nancy will be remembered and missed by her loving husband, Chester James Criswell Jr., whom she married on June 29, 1962; children, Michele Garland and companion, Joe Kauffman, of Mifflintown, and James Criswell and wife, Robin, of Belleville; siblings, Janet Snyder, of Wyoming, Carol Stitt and husband, Ken, of Newport, and Linda Pennebaker, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Alicia Forry and husband, Travis, of Mifflintown, Tony Garland and wife, Carrie, of Port Royal, Jami Criswell, of Reedsville, and Michaela Criswell, of Allentown; and great-grandchildren, Adalyn Forry, Derek Swanger and Blake Willi.

Nancy was a member of the Lewistown Alliance Church. She loved decorating Christmas trees. In fact, Nancy had many around her home throughout the holiday season. She was truly an amazing person who was always there to lend a helping hand to those in need. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral service in loving memory of Nancy will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with Rev. John Looney officiating. There will be a viewing held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Interment will take place in Locust Run Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy’s memory are respectfully encouraged to be sent to Lewistown Alliance Church, 50 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044, or Four Diamonds Fund, 1249 Cocoa Ave. #115, Hershey, PA 17033.

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