In memory of
Laverne M. Thomm
Laverne M. (Nelson) Sill-Thomm, 89, formerly of Fawn Township, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, on her birthday, at Belair Health and Rehab Center, Lower Burrell. She was born Oct. 14, 1927 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Theodore and Marie (Dowd) Nelson. Laverne was a resident in Belair for the past year, and prior to that she had lived in Fawn Township and the North Hills. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Unity United Presbyterian Church, Fawn Township. Laverne was also a member of Outdoor Life Lodge and Owls Club in Russellton. She was very active in her church and enjoyed bowling, country music and cooking and enjoyed watching TV. Survivors include her children, David (Deborah) Sill, of Gibsonia, Herbert "Herb" (Carla) Sill, of North Richville, Ohio, Debbie (Edward) Sipe, of Butler, Diane Ives, of Brackenridge, and Robert (Jackie) Sill, of Culpepper, Va.; five grandchildren and two great-granddaughters; and three stepchildren, five step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Bernadine Hoffman, of Shaler Township. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, David Sill; and her second husband, William Thomm; two grandchildren, Amanda and Warren Sill; and her siblings, Roger Nelson, Dee Sharkins and Mary Fallon. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct 17, 2016, in the DUSTER FUNERAL HOME INC., 347 E. 10th Ave., Tarentum, 724-224-1526. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Pleasant Unity United Presbyterian Church, Fawn Township. Everyone please meet at church. Interment will follow in Pleasant Unity Church Cemetery. Visit dusterfuneralhomeinc.com .
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