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Doris Jean (Golden) Diehl

June 11, 1938 - Sept. 18, 2019

Doris Jean (Golden) Diehl, 81, of Tyrone, died Wednesday.

She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late DeForrest and Marie Boyer Golden. On June 21, 1958, she married Joseph Diehl in Winchester, Va., and he preceded her in death Oct. 24, 2009.

Surviving are two daughters: Penny Jo O’Donald and husband, Toby, of Houtzdale and Jackie Syktich and husband, Paul, of DuBois; two sons: Bryan L. Diehl and wife, Michelann, and Alfred Diehl and wife, Michele, all of Tyrone; nine grandchildren: Jessica (Matthew) DeCoste, Jennifer Woomer, Rachel (Matthew) Steele, Erika Syktich, Garret Syktich, Bryan (Colleen) Diehl, Nicolette Diehl, Alfred (Rebekah) Diehl II and Makeighla Diehl; seven great-grandchildren: Rhyleigh, Isabella, Lilliana, Eva, Bryce, Anson, Adalina; three brothers: Ray (Maxine) Golden, Darrel (Martha) Golden and Richard (Deb) Golden; a sister, Beverly Gross; and a brother-in-law: Alfred Gross.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Berdene Burket.

Doris was a 1957 graduate of Tyrone High School and worked in the retail department of Ziff’s both in Tyrone and Altoona, when the company moved to the Logan Valley Mall.

Doris was a member of the Tyrone church of the Brethren, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Tyrone Area Community Organization.

She enjoyed ceramics, cross-stitching, painting sweat shirts, scrapbooking, playing cards and board games, and shopping, shopping AND more shopping. Her greatest pleasures were taking pictures of her family and friends, family and holiday gatherings and traveling and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Tyrone Church of the Brethren. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, the Rev. Eric Fether officiating. Arrangements are by Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone.

Contributions in Doris’ memory may be made to Tyrone Church of the Brethren, 500 W. 18th St., Tyrone, PA 16686.

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