Found her on the 1930 Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania census (dist 31 img 17) as
Lois Hanna Abbey
, 91, of 670 East Main St., passed away Tuesday (June 14, 2016) at Bradford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her four children.
Born Dec. 29, 1924, in Port Allegany, she was the daughter of Dr. Dwight
and Florence Finger Hanna
. On June 24, 1950, in Port Allegany, she married Preston R. Abbey
, who passed away July 10, 2014.
Lois was a graduate of Port Allegany High School and was in the first graduating class from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, receiving an RN degree. Following graduation, she worked in Washington at George Washington Hospital. She returned home to care for her ill mother. She married Preston and they left for their honeymoon the same day the Korean War broke out.
Lois and Preston moved to Bradford in 1956, where she became a full-time mother. Absolutely nothing came before her family and she was a staunch supporter of her children.
Lois inherited a love of music from her mother, who was a concert pianist and organist.
Lois is survived by her four children, Paul (Connie) Abbey
of Cleveland, Ohio, Lisa (Steve) Bastedo
of Atlanta, Ga., Lynne (Jim) Gokey
of Bradford and Leslie (Randy) Yokeley
of Atlanta, Ga.; nine grandchildren, Lindsey (Eric) Lane, Kendall Abbey, Palmer (Kyle) Mlaker, Dru Bastedo, Wesley Bastedo, Kendra Gokey, Ryan Gokey, Hanna Yokeley
and Maddie Yokeley
. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dwight C. "Pete" Hanna III
- Bradford Era
June 16, 2016.