Elizabeth D. “Delores” Runk

Elizabeth D. “Delores” Runk, 85, Rochester Mills, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Crystal Waters Personal Care Home.

She was born June 21, 1932, in Benezette, PA, a daughter of the late Martha (Harrison) and Sebert Dick.

In 1952, she married Max L. Runk, who survives.

She was a 1949 graduate of the Benezette High School.

She worked as a presser for Sportswear and was an excellent cook.

She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and was a very caring person towards other people.

In addition to her husband Max, she is survived by three children, Linda London and husband Meade of Punxsutawney, Ed Runk and wife Norma of Rossiter, and Marcia Burkett and husband Greg of Coolspring; six grandchildren, Jason and Joe Runk, Shawn and Shannon London, and Kayla and Andrew Burkett; six great grandchildren, Sophie and Addie London, Drew and Hannah Runk, Alexis Shaffer, and Carter Run; two sisters Cecil Kellogg of Ohio and Janet Gates of Montana; and a brother John Dick of Grant, PA.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Bill Dick and a sister Jean Dick.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the funeral home with Reverend Robert Thornton officiating.

Memorials may be made, in memory of Mrs. Runk, to VNA Family Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701.

Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery, DuBois.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.

This obituary was authored by DEELEY FUNERAL HOME INC., 33 HILLCREST DR., PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA 15767-2027.


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