Lois M. Blake
Born on April 25, 1921 in Tyrone, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank & Minnie (Magill) Morrissey. She married William W. “Toad” Blake on August 4, 1941 in Tyrone, PA; he preceded her in death on July 13, 1995.
Mrs. Blake was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipsburg. She loved cooking, gardening, volunteering in her church and spending time with her family. She was a homemaker and mother.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: an infant son, Robert Wilson Blake, a great-grandson, Patrick Rishel; four brothers and five sisters.
Mrs Blake is survived by: three daughters, Sandra Pinto & her fiance Don Cartwright of Houtzdale, PA, Joyce Christman & her husband Chuck of Lewistown, PA, and Margaret Sanders & her husband, Richard of Loganton, PA; two sons, William Blake of Geneseo, NY, and Don Blake & his wife Jill of Philipsburg, PA; a sister, Hannah Isenburg of Tyrone, PA; eleven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA; with Rev. Samuel G. Strohm officiating. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Philipsburg, 509 Presqueisle Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.