Lois E. Yardumian, 93, formerly of Royersford, PA. and Avon Park, FL.
WILDWOOD, FL Lois Elaine (Gillespie) Dreibelbis Yardumian, wife of late Russell F. Dreibelbis and Richard Yardumian, passed away September 28, 2021 at the age of 93, at Casa Bella Hospice House in The Villages, Fl. Lois was born on June 1, 1928 in Chester County, PA to Mabel and John Gillespie. She had 1 sister, Grace Sims, who preceded her in death. She lived most of her life in the Royersford, PA area where she lovingly raised her family. She worked at Diamond Glass, in Royersford, Pa. She eventually moved to Avon Park, Florida and then Wildwood, Florida for the past 2 ½ years. Her first marriage was to Russell Dreibelbis for 47 years, before his passing in 1994. They raised one son Lloyd Dreibelbis (Robin), Sarasota, Fl., four daughters, Susan Francis (Robert), The Villages, Fl., Tracey Schubert (Alan), Estero, Fl., Mary Jane Rothmel (Jennifer), Clayton, NJ., and Candace Budge, (deceased). She had 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren from that marriage. Her second marriage was to Richard Yardumian for 11 years before his passing in 2007. Her stepchildren are Richard (Jody) Yardumian, Deming, NM, Linda (Mike, deceased) Shelton, Tullahoma, TN, Nancy (Eric) Piper, Tullahoma, TN, Don (Marleeta) Yardumian, Normady, TN. She has seven step grandchildren (one deceased) and thirteen step great grandchildren from that marriage.
Lois’ faith in God, carried her through her entire life. She loved sharing her faith with others. She was a dedicated wife and mother and loved her family. Lois’ favorite hobbies were to write poetry and crochet. She made many blankets for her family. She also made and donated specially crocheted baby blankets, for the Abundance of Love group in The Villages, she was an avid reader and especially enjoyed reading about the Amish and reading Christian novels. She was an active member of Avon Park Nazarene Church in Avon Park, Florida for many years, before moving to Wildwood, Florida, where she attended New Life Christian Church.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial gifts to Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778, to be directed to Casa Bella House, 601 Mariposa Way, The Villages, Fl. 32162.