Mary Lorraine "Dolly" Carruthers, 84, Cresson, died Thursday at Presbyterian Village, Hollidaysburg.
She was born in Cresson, daughter of the late Elmer Sr. and Ida (Gallagher) Rickens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth R.; a grandson, Ryan; brothers: Ronald, Wayne, Elmer Jr., Clayton and Harry O'Connor; and a sister, Christine Cowan.
She is survived by her children: Kenneth (Karen Regala) of Hollidaysburg, John (Tonda McGregor) of Altoona, Kevin of Cresson and Jeff (Sandra Szynal) in Colorado; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and siblings: George of Cresson and Alma Rittner in New York.
She retired as a secretary from the Penn Cambria School District.
Dolly liked to spend time with her grandchildren, play bingo and read.
Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Aloysius Church, Rev. Leo Arnone officiating. Committal will be at St. Francis Xavier cemetery.