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Josephine L. Douglas

After a courageous battle against cancer, Josephine L. Ohern Douglas, 78, of Charleroi, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, in UPMC Shadyside Hospital. A daughter of the late Joseph and Louise Dominick Ohern, she was born May 28, 1932, in Courtney. Mrs. Douglas was a member of the Charleroi Lutheran Church, the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #109, and the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. Because of her dedication to the organization, she was also a Past District Deputy Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. Left to cherish her memory are two sons and daughters-in-law, Lloyd and Gail Douglas, of South Easton, MA, and Lawrence W. and Linda Douglas of Charleroi; grandchildren, Ashley, Casey, Joseph and Nicholas Douglas, Melody Kutch and husband David, Lawrence W. Douglas, Jr. and wife Amanda, and Jennifer Watkins and husband Scott; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Ohern; sisters, Mary Delestiene and Emma Viscuso; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd H. Douglas, in June 2001, a son, Joseph, in August 1991, a sister, Rita Ohern, and brothers, William and Martin Ohern. Friends will be received on Thursday, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 825 Fallowfield Avenue, Charleroi, where a funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Kenneth Thompson presiding. A graveside service will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. The Order of the Eastern Star will conduct their service on Friday at 7:30 p.m.


With Deepest Sympathy on the loss of your family member. Ronna Voelker, friend of Christ Lutheran Church

Ronna Voelker Oct 7 2010 12:00 AM

How I will miss Aunt Jo. The only thing good is that I still have all of the great memories of time I spent with my aunt who was always there for me no matter what.

Bernadette Pence Oct 7 2010 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to all the family. She will be forever in your hearts. She is now with those that have gone on before her. GOD bless.

Terri Douglas Oct 7 2010 12:00 AM