Northumberland - Darlis J. Craven, 79, of Diner Rd went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, surrounded by her family at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born on February 22, 1941 in Danville a daughter of the late Joseph K. and Florence A. (Oberdorf) Swank.
Darlis was a graduate of Northumberland High School and many years later, received her college degree from Susquehanna University.
She retired from as a chemical operator for Merck & Co.
Mrs. Craven was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Point Twp. where she served as a Sunday School teacher.
She enjoyed taking bus trips with her friends and had a passion for antique cars.
She will be remembered as a very positive person, always having a smile on her face.
Darlis is survived by her two sons, Geoffrey A. Craven of New Columbia, Steven W. Craven and girlfriend, Rene Swartz of Danville, four grandchildren, Andrea Drake and husband, Henry, Geoffrey Craven II and wife, Cassie, Kelly Craven, Nick Craven and wife, Jen, seven great-grandchildren, Emma, Hannah, Cole, Kenley, Lenora, Bradlee and Chloe and her granddog, Blake.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Carter, brother, Joseph K. Swank, Jr. and sister, Dorothy Gotshall.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.
Contributions in Darlis's memory may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 2190 US-11, Northumberland, PA 17857.
Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral, 210 King Street, Northumberland.
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