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Louella A. Dickerson

December 18, 1936 — September 3, 2017

Louella A. Dickerson    “beloved wife, mother and grandmother”

MILLPORT, Pa.---Louella A. Dickerson, 80, of Millport, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a brief illness.

Born on December 18, 1936 in Wellsville, N.Y., she was a daughter of Brady and Erma Wolf Geer.  On July 11, 1953 in Wellsville, she married Orin J. Dickerson, who survives.

Louella attended Wellsville schools.  She, along with her husband, ran the family beef farm for many years.

Louella enjoyed antiquing and gardening, especially flowers.  Her greatest love was her family.

Surviving besides her husband of 64 years are four children, Sharon A. (Jeffrey) Putt of Allegany, N.Y., Pat K. (Ron) Sheppard of Clara, Peg A. (Ray Tombow) Harrier of Pittsburgh, and Alan W. (Melody) Dickerson of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (Paul) Arsanult of Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Louella was predeceased by nine siblings.

Friends may call from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm on Wednesday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, September 7, 2017, with the Rev. Fred E. Kemp, pastor of the Potter County Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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