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Lydia L. Rebuck


1921 - 2021
Lydia L. Rebuck Obituary

Lydia L. Rebuck, 99, of Orwin, entered into her heavenly home Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born April 29, 1921, in Pitman, a daughter of the late Harry and Frona Long Gahres.

Lydia was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Orwin, where she was a member of ladies aide and served on the consistory for over 27 years. She was also a member of the Orwin Fire Company Auxiliary.

Lydia loved and adored her family, she will be remembered for the love she shown to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a wonderful "Nan" to everyone. She enjoyed playing a good game of Parcheesi with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Rebuck, in 1993; three brothers, Irvin, John and Charles Gahres; four sisters, Florence Specht, Pearl Rhoades, Noreen Carpenter and Helen Anthony.

Surviving are her five children, Paul L. Rebuck and his wife, Dolly, Orwin, John L. Rebuck and his wife, Carol, Tower City, Virginia F. Schoffstall and her husband, Bill, Orwin, Sheila R. Donata, Harrisburg, and Tina M. Schaeffer and her husband, Lee, Williamstown; a brother, Frank Gahres, Aston; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 26, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Orwin, with the Rev. Maureen Duffy-Guy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. All CDC guidelines will be followed and masks are required. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lydia's memory can be made to St. Peter's UCC, 427 Dietrich Ave., Orwin, PA 17980, or Orwin Park Association, 309 Dietrich Avenue, Orwin PA 17980. The family wishes to thank Heritage Mills Personal Care Home, Tower City, for the excellent care Lydia was given these past several years. Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.


Published in Republican & Herald from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2021
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