Zelpha May Vanada, of Lewistown, 92, of Lewistown, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at Greenwood Village.
She was born on January 31, 1931, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late William T. and Mary (Hartley) Morison.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by; husband, Ronald I. Vanada Sr.; sons, Robert E. Gregg, Ronald Lynn Gregg, and Thomas E. Lawler III; siblings, Jack Morrison, Nellie Roberts, Peggy Stine, Emma Hendricks, and Audrey Specht.
She is survived by; stepchildren; Ronald I. Vanada Jr., of New Kent VA, and Judy Stauffer and husband, Marlin, of Yeagertown; siblings, Joseph Morrison, of Phoenix, AZ, and Betty Osborne, of Lewistown; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one step grandchild.
Zelpha was a member of Yeagertown United Methodist Church and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Elks Lodge #663.
Early in life, she worked at the Arrow Shirt Factory and later at the Hofbrau, and in her home she kept busy as a hairdresser.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2023, at Juniata Memorial Park, with Pastor Steven Small officiating.
Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com
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