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Dolores Ann "Sis" (Baughman) Mears
June 3, 1929 ~ December 25, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Dolores Ann "Sis" (Baughman) Mears, 94, of the Village at Morrisons Cove formerly of Spring Street, Saxton, PA; went home to be with the Lord Christmas morning at 8:05 A.M. She was born on June 3, 1929 in Stonerstown a daughter of the late Charles I. and Annie Belle (Hoover) Baughman. She was the last surviving member of her family. She was united in marriage to Robert D. Mears at the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren on July 24, 1949. Mr. Mears preceded her in death on April 6, 2014.
She is survived by daughters Cynthia Watkins wife of Thomas of Broad Top and Melissa Wyles wife of William of Saxton; grandchildren Laurie Watkins of Broad Top, Amy Watkins and fiance Bryan Guerrisi of Marietta, PA, Mandi Foor wife of Bradley, Breezewood, Tyson Wyles husband of Kayla of Export and Ashley Heeter wife of Ryan of Saxton; great grandchildren Abigail Brown wife of Ron, Bryson, Bennett and Alexander Guerrisi, Ryleigh and Karlee Foor, Jaxon and Olivia Wyles and Finley Heeter; and twenty-six nieces and nephews. She also had two special nephews on the Mears side that she was very close to who called her regularly to keep in touch, Richard and Robert.
She was preceded in death by sisters Evelyn McClay, Catherine "Noon" Pinkerton, Edna Amick, Betty Roland and brothers Pete, Bobby "Coon", G. Daniel, Clair "Dutch", Donald, Harold and infant Charles.
She attended Stonerstown Church of the Brethren her entire life and was the oldest living member.
She was a graduate of Saxton-Liberty High School Class of 1947. Dolores worked for Thomas and Hitchens Dental Lab, Dixons Riverside and Retired from the Saxton IGA in 1994.
She enjoyed family beach trips and camping with friends and attending family picnics. Sis was an avid Steeler and Penn State Nittany Lions Fan, watching all their games. She also enjoyed Major League Baseball games and watching the Little League World Series. She spent most of the warm months sitting on her patio watching the birds and rabbits.
She loved her family and will be missed by many family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Mary Garvey officiating.
Friends and Family will be received on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the church.
Burial will be held privately at Dudley Methodist Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dolores to the Saxton Volunteer Fire Company or the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralchapel.com
Arrangements by Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678
The family would like to thank the Village Hospice and nursing staff on the 3rd floor for their consideration, care and love shown to our mother.