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Age 80, of Etna, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2012. She was born June 6, 1931, in Upper Middletown, PA, the daughter of the late Joseph Charles Holchin and Lydia Arison Holchin. She worked for the Pennsylvania State Board of Probation and Parole Offices, where she retired after 43 years of service. Dolores is survived by two sisters, Harriet Newell of Plymouth Meeting, PA, Marion Joanne McMahan of Pittsburgh, PA. She loved and cherished every one of the following; 30 nieces and nephews; 55 great- nieces and nephews and 15 great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, William, Charles Gerald, Joseph Dwayne, James; three sisters, Mildred Armstrong, Evelyn Jean Yanskey, Donna Drennon; three nephews, Patrick Newell, Timothy McMahan, Almeron Armstrong; one niece, Lydia McMahan and one great-great- niece, Kelsey Matthews. Friends will be received in the BLAIR - LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 305 Rear Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA, Sunday 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Monday, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday at the Upper Middletown Methodist Church, Upper Middletown, PA, 1:00 p.m., the hour of service. Pastor Terence Teluch and Pastor Daniel Brant will be officiating. Interment will be in Bowman- Flatwoods Cemetery, Vanderbilt, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Middletown Methodist Church, Upper Middletown, PA or The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Leukemia Society of America, Riverwalk Corporate Center, 333 East Carson Street, Suite 441, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2012
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