The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


December 30, 2013

Darlene S. (Taylor) Lepley

BOSWELL — LEPLEY – Darlene S. (Taylor), 57, Boswell, died Dec. 29, 2013, at her home. Born Aug. 12, 1956, in Somerset, daughter of Theodore E. and Alma L. (Spory) Taylor. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Theodore A.; sister, Bertha “Bunny” Fleegle; and sister-in-law, Lori (Budash) Taylor. Survived by husband, Donald R. “Bud” Lepley Jr.; brothers, Larry, married to Tammy (Weyand), Somerset; Terry, Somerset; and John “Mick” Taylor, Somerset; uncles, Rich Taylor, Massachusetts; and William Thomas, Boswell; father-in-law, Donald Lepley Sr., Somerset; and mother-in-law, Lois Jean Lepley, West Virginia; also numerous nieces, nephews and other in-laws. Darlene enjoyed playing bingo. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Pastor Joe Brown, presiding. Interment, Jenner Township Baptist Cemetery. Donations may be given to Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Boswell, Pa. 15531, to help defray funeral costs. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit

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