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Darlene J. (Ford) Freiters Schran

June 27, 1936 ~ July 28, 2018 (age 82)

Darlene J. Freiters Schran, 82, of Seybertown Rd., East Brady, passed away early Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following a brief illness.

Darlene was born in Tarentum on June 27, 1936.  She was the daughter of the late Charles and Genevieve Hunter Ford.

She was a 1955 graduate of Karns City Fairview Twp. High School.  She was of the Catholic faith.  Darlene enjoyed crocheting, knitting, playing computer games, having a fish sandwich at McDonald’s, and chili at Valley Dairy.  In her earlier years she enjoyed bowling, camping, and traveling.

She had been employed for more than 20 years at Moonlight Mushroom in Worthington.

Darlene was first married on July 8, 1955 in Chicora to Henry W. Freiters Jr.  Mr. Freiters preceded her in death in 1997.

Darlene is survived by her husband, Milton Schran, whom she married in Karns City on August 14, 2004.  Also surviving are seven children, Shelly L. Dinus and her husband, Mark, of East Brady, Robert W. Freiters and his wife, Donna, Margaret M. Freiters and her husband, Scott Whitmer all of Fairview, Beverly A. Heeter and her husband, Edward Jr., of Florida, Richard W. Freiters and his wife, Melissa, of Petrolia, Melissa S. Bowser and her husband, Barry, of Bruin, and Darlene J. Cousins and her husband, Keith, of Karns City, as well as a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, two brothers, Ronald Ford and is wife, Darlene, of Karns City, and Charles Ford and his wife, Rachel, of Garland, TX, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 7 – 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 - 4 and 7- 9 p.m. Tuesday.  A funeral service will be held from the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Dennis Barger, pastor of Scrubgrass Stone Church, Emlenton, officiating.  Interment will be in Bear Creek Cemetery, Petrolia.  Memorial contributions may be made to Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 237, Petrolia, PA 16050.  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit www.hilefh.com.

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