Lela A. Dolph
December 17, 2018
Lela A. Dolph, 73, of Waymart, died Monday at Allied Hospice.
Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Robert and Lela France Tregaskis, she was a nurse’s aide and homemaker. Lela enjoyed playing bingo.
Surviving are Ben Bowen III, her companion for 35 years, Waymart; five sons, John Jr. and wife, Isabel, Dickson City; Michael and wife, Marjie, Prompton; William and wife, Peggy, Waymart; Jeffrey and wife, Lisa, Waymart; and Mark and wife, Lori, Browndale; a daughter, Melissa, Philadelphia; two brothers, Jerry Tregaskis, Florida; and Robert Tregaskis, Jessup; two sisters, Jane Carite, Forest City; and Edna Simon, Archbald; 24 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nieces.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Dolph Sr.; a brother, Charles; and sisters, Roberta, Mae, Olive, Geniveve and Ruth.
Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 74 N. Main St., Carbondale. Interment at a later date in Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart.
Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home website.