Della B. Kiser

Della B. Kiser, 98, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Winters Rd. Brookville, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Sterling House Asst. Living in Newark, Ohio.

Born in Roseville, Pa., on March 30, 1915, she was the daughter of A. Leason Cowan and Bertha E. Stahlman Cowan.

On August 7, 1937, she married Albert S. Kiser in Corsica, Pa. Albert died on March 19, 1991.

Della worked as a caregiver for Polk State School in Polk, Pa.

She was a member of the Roseville Independent Chapel in Roseville, Pa. and a former member of the Presbyterian Church in West Middlesex, Pa. for 30 years. She was a lifetime Grange member. She was a volunteer in nursing homes since 1992 and a member of the Roseville Missionary Society.

She is survived by a daughter, Kay E. Kiser Cox of Newark, Ohio; two sons, Gary L. Kiser of Newark, Delaware, and Keith E. Kiser of Deer Park, TX; four grandchildren, Paula M. Bowden of Newark, OH; Brenda S. Milie of Lafayette, Ind.; Sandra L. West of Marlborough, Mass.; and Kurt L. Kiser of Bolton, CT; ten great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She is also survived by a brother, Elmer L. Cowan of Murrells Inlet, SC, and a sister, Nellie E. Beer of DuBois, Pa.

In addition to her parents and husband, he was preceded in death by a twin sister, Mae Burns; two other sisters, B. Blanche Pitzer, and Lucille Carrier; six brothers, John, Paul, Edgar, Wayne, Harry, and Mervin Cowan.

Visitation hours are on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at McKinney Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at McKinney Funeral Home, with The Rev. James Fillhart officiating.

Interment will be at Roseville Bethel Cemetery, Union Twp., Jefferson Co., Pa.

Memorials can be made to Roseville Independent Chapel, 3381 Rt. 322 Brookville, PA 15825.


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