Lois L Douglass, 89, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 11, 2019. She is survived by the love of her life, C. Harold Douglass, whom she married 68 years ago on August 15, 1950. She was born on December 13, 1929, in Beaver Falls, PA, a daughter of John W. Steffen and Bessie Keeler Steffen.
Also surviving are her children, H. Randall Douglass and Kathy Douglass Lowry and her husband John, all of North Sewickley Township; grandsons, Jonathan (JD) Lowry and his wife Susan of Export, PA and Steven Lowry and his wife Jessica of Wooster, OH; great-grandchildren, Beckett and London Lowry, Export, PA and Emerson Lowry, Wooster, OH; brother, Keith Steffen, Myerstown, PA and brother-in-law, Wayne Harris, Arabi, GA, and many nieces and nephews.
Lois was a 1948 graduate of Beaver Falls High School and worked for several years at Enelow Shoes, Beaver Falls. Years later, she was one of the first women school bus drivers for Hessler Bus Company, Ellwood City. Along with her husband and son, she owned and operated Hart’s Content Campground, North Sewickley Township.
Lois was a longtime, faithful member of North Sewickley Presbyterian Church, Ellwood City. She served as a deacon and loved being a member of the CumJoyNus Sunday School class. She belonged to North Sewickley, Pomona and State Granges and enjoyed entertaining, cooking, baking pies and time spent with her grandsons, family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by sisters, Marilyn Prawucki and Carol Harris; brother-in-law, Raymond Prawucki and sister-in-law, Betty Steffen.
Friends will be received Sunday, February 17, 2019, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave, Ellwood City. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday, February 18, 2019, at 11 am with the Rev. Nathan Loudon of the North Sewickley Presbyterian Church, Ellwood City, and the Rev. Donald MacNeil of the New Brighton Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will be in the North Sewickley Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in her name, if desired, to the North Sewickley Presbyterian Church, 106 Chapel Drive, Ellwood City. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Our condolences to Randy Douglas and family.
My deepest sympathy to the Douglass family.
So many wonderful memories of times at the cottage, Jr camp and of course just at Grange events, as well as at the camp ground.
Lois always had a big smile for you! Our sympathies to Harold “Doug”, Randy, Kathy and families.
Always, Janet and Tony
Randy and family, our sincere sympathy to you. John and Cheryl Pratt
Extending my sympathy to the family. Pleasant memories of Lois from our school days in Patterson Twp. & BFHS.
Condolences to the family. We will miss seeing her at the campground dinners.