Lois N. Whetsel, 95, of Connellsville, (Bullskin Township), died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Life's Promise Personal Care Home, Ligonier. She was born May 15, 1926, in Bullskin Township, a daughter of the late George and Ora Rath Freeman. Lois was a 1943 graduate of the former Ramsay High School. She worked for many years as a teacher's aid in the Bullskin Township Elementary School. She was a very active member of the Bullskin Township Fair Association and she was a member of the Mt. Zion Community Church. She is survived by her children, Kathleen Brown and her husband, Elmer "JR", of White, Dan Whetsel and his wife, Susan, of Dunbar, Janice Smith and her husband, Robert, of Rhinebeck, N.Y., and Shelley Miller and her husband, Timothy, of Connellsville; her grandchildren, Daniel and Christine Brown, of Gilbert, Ariz., Michael and Dorcas Brown, of Donegal, Christopher Brown, of White, Marlana and Douglas Belfiore, of Glassport, Shawn Brown, of White, Kimberly and Robert Trahan, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Rebekah Simmons, of Breesport, N.Y., Kristen and John Smith, of Uniontown, and Kiley and Steven Nash, of Greensburg; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Florence Freeman, of Kansas. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Ed "Mac" Whetsel, and several brothers and sisters. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Paul Haasz officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlick Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Medi Home Hospice and the staff of Life's Promise Personal Care Home for their excellent care and concern for Lois during her time there. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department in memory of Lois N. Whetsel. To offer a condolence or remembrance, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com
Published by Tribune Review from Jul. 24 to Jul. 25, 2021.