Lois B. Siebert, 92, formerly of 42 Thompson Ave., passed away Monday (Jan. 20, 2014) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born in Curwensville, she was the daughter of the late Paul J. and Ruth Donaldson Brown. On Oct. 13, 1951, in the First Presbyterian Church, she married Wilbur J. Siebert, who passed away July 2, 2012.
She was a 1939 graduate of Bradford High School. After high school, she was employed as a check clerk at Citizens National Bank in Bradford from 1939-1945. From 1945-1947, she worked as a sales order clerk at Speer Carbon Co. in St. Marys and then was a payroll clerk for South Penn Oil Co. in Bradford from 1947-1951. She was also well known as a vocalist with the Jimmy Poyer Orchestra.
Mrs. Siebert was a member of the First Presbyterian Church since 1934. She was a church elder and active in the Chancel Choir for more than 65 years.
She was treasurer of the Rotary Ann's for several years and a member of the Women's Literary Club. Additionally, she served as a volunteer at Bradford Regional Medical Center, the American Red Cross and the Bradford Ecumenical Home Auxiliary. She was also judge of elections for the Second Ward in the City of Bradford for 20 years.
Mrs. Siebert is survived by a son, Joseph (Linda) Siebert of Kirkland, Wash.; a daughter, Sally Siebert of Nicholasville, Ky.; two grandchildren, Erin Siebert and Matthew Siebert, both of Kirkland; and one nephew, James (Debbie) Ostrom of Roulette.
Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Rob Klouw, co-pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the McKean County SPCA; the Siebert Family Scholarship Fund at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford; the First Presbyterian Church; Bradford Ecumenical Home endowment fund; or a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 21 to Jan. 28, 2014