DeArno S. “Dee” Gawne, 81, of Meadville and a resident of Wesbury United Methodist Community died there Thursday, November 12, 2020.
She was born May 4, 1939 in Meadville a daughter of Donald P. and Virginia Thompson Siverling. She married Douglas F. Gawne, Jr. April 19, 1958 and he preceded her in death May 16, 2011.
She was a 1957 graduate of Meadville High School and was a volunteer at the former Spencer Hospital. She was a life member of Vernon Central Hose Co. In more recent years, she enjoyed spending the winter in Lakeland, FL.
She is survived by a son, Douglas F. Gawne, III (Beverly) of Meadville; a daughter, Lynn Sciulli (Riccardo) of Glenshaw, PA; five grandchildren, Nicholas C. Sciulli (Christine), Bryan Douglas Sciulli, Christopher R. Sciulli (Kaitlin), Douglas F. Gawne, IV and Daniel W. Gawne; three great grandchildren, Luca Sciulli, Lorenzo Sciulli and Lena Sciulli; a sister, Linda Ellis (Darrell) of New Hampshire; a nephew, Brian Ellis of Omaha, NE and a niece, Stephanie Mesquita of New Hampshire.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Calling hours will be Saturday, November 14th from 1-3 p.m. at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Masking and social distancing is required.
Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to Vernon Central Hose Co., 16589 McMath Ave., Meadville, PA 16335.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net
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