Dolores J. (Tranquilla) Banner, 80, of Latrobe, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Oak Hill Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Greensburg. Born Nov. 28, 1940, in Latrobe, she was a daughter of the late Paul Tranquilla and Jean (Johnstone) Tranquilla. Dolores was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Latrobe, and was retired from the Greater Latrobe School District. A loving and giving person, she especially loved her time with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dean A. Banner; one daughter, Lisa Yuschak; one brother, Robert J. Tranquilla; and an infant brother. Dolores is survived by one son, Dean J. Banner, of Latrobe; two daughters, Deborah A. Blystone and her husband, Russell, of Latrobe and Patricia D. Rohrabaugh and her husband, Ronald, of Mt. Pleasant; eight grandchildren, Matt, Amy, and Andy Yuschak, Russ and Chris Blystone, Caeden and Jace Banner and Kayla Rohrabaugh; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Paulette Tranquilla, of Latrobe, Laura Payne, of Latrobe and Patricia "Midge" Stein, of Derry; she is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at the LOPATICH-BRINKER FUNERAL HOME LLC, 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. David Clement officiating. Interment will follow at Unity Cemetery. To sign the online guest book, send condolences, or share a story, please visit www.lopatichbrinker.com
Published by Tribune Review from Sep. 27 to Sep. 28, 2021.