LEWISTOWN - Kathleen M. Durst, 85, of Lewistown, died at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Ohesson Manor.
Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Osceola Mills, she was a daughter of the late Lester Grant and Mary Frances (Crain) Habbershon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry P. Durst, on Jan. 9, 2000.
Kathleen is survived by: her children, Susan C. Himel and husband, David B., of Huntingdon, Joyce A. Durst and companion, Val Joe Burke, of Milroy, and Todd R. Durst, of York; brother, Lester Grant Habbershon, of Denver, Pa.; sister, Betty Stewart, of Lewistown; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her son, Thomas H. Durst, on Oct. 4, 2011; a great-granddaughter, Emily Lynch; a brother, Joseph Habbershon; and a sister, Eleanor Miller.
Kathleen was a member of Paintersville Christian Missionary Alliance Church.
She was the best mother and grandmother anyone could ever wish to have, was very active in her church, loved reading and shopping and was a member of T.O.P.S.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Paintersville CMA Church, with the Revs. Thomas Wright and George H. Mark officiating. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service Monday, at the church.
A viewing will also be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paintersville Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 3195 Back Maitland Rd, Lewistown, PA 17044.