Dorothy ‘Lou’ Stevens

Dorothy “Lou” Stevens, 74, Gallitzin, died Thursday at her home.

She was born in Bennington, daughter of the late Robert and Catherine (McCloskey) Clossin.

Surviving are three children: Therese (Tim) Link of Hollidaysburg, Jeannine Watt of Bellwood and Eric of Gallitzin; eight grandchildren: Mariah (Daniel) Papi, Kristen (Nick) Battisti, Timothy J. Link, Robert Watt, Travis Watt, Christina (Eric) Albright, Christopher (Kayla) Stevens and Joshua Stevens; two great-grandchildren: Dominic and Brooke and several other great-grandchildren; five siblings: Ann Doran of Altoona, Carol (Mike) Moreland, Edna (Mike) Vinglas) and Margaret (Leroy) Wills, all of Gallitzin, and Joe Clossin of Altoona; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, N. Gary, on Aug. 26, 1990; a son, Vincent, on Aug. 14, 2013; two daughters: Judine and Corrin; two grandsons: Vincent Jr. and Joey; and a sister, Elizabeth Kroskey.

Lou enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling with her sisters, going to the Gallitzin Alumni Reunions on Labor Day weekend and was always there for everyone who needed her. She was a member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where a vigil service will be held Sunday afternoon. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin, by the Rev. Albert Ledoux.

Committal will be at St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto.