Lydia Ann (Geelen) Sutton

February 16, 1941 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 81)


Lydia Ann Sutton, 81, Indiana, died August 2, 2022, at her residence.  She was the daughter of the late Cecil and Caroline Geelen and was born February 16, 1941, in Point Marion, PA.

Lydia was a member of the Homer City Alliance Church, where she was a member of their Ladies Bible Study Group.  Lydia was an avid crocheter, gardener, and bird watcher. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda Lightner and Kelly Sutton, both of Indiana; granddaughter, Linnea Lightner-Rebovich and husband Stephen of Indiana; and great-grandchildren, Bailey, and Brady Oakes, of Indiana. She is also survived by her two special nephews, Dave and Duncan Jones of Masontown, PA; her sister-in-law, Mary Lou (Geelen) Skillman and husband, Lyman of Emporium, PA; brothers-in-law, George Sutton and wife, Jerry of West Virginia, Edward Sutton and wife, Helen of Masontown, PA, Tom Sutton of Smock, PA and Ben Sutton and wife, Susan of Fairchance, PA. Her sisters-in-law, Loretta and husband, Roy Dewey of North Huntington, PA; Ester and husband, Richard Wright of Galena, IL; Glorie Jean and husband, Royce Williams of North Huntington, PA; Rose Mary Sutton of OH, and Joan Sutton of Fairchance, PA also survive her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” Turner Sutton (whom she married on July 28, 1958), her brothers, Wilbert Gould, Patrick Geelen, and Randy Geelen, and sister, Twila Keener. She was also preceded in death by her brothers-in-law, Elmer, Lindsey, Clarence, and Donnie Sutton, and sisters-in-law, Betty Geary, Helen Sutton, Lillian Gould, and Stephanie Sutton.

Friends will be welcomed by the family from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City, where a memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM with Pastor Jon Ditter officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Lydia's family asks that donations be made in her memory to the Homer City Alliance Church, 4674 Old US 119 Highway South, Homer City, PA 15748, or Birdie's Closet, c/o Indiana Regional Medical Center, 835 Hospital Road, Indiana, PA 15701.

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August 6, 2022

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
4606 Old US HWY 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Memorial Service
August 6, 2022

12:00 PM
Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. Chapel
4606 Old US Hwy 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748


Homer City Alliance Church
4674 Old US 119 Hwy South, Homer City PA 15748

Birdie's Closet Indiana Regional Medical Center
835 Hospital Road, Indiana PA 15701
Tel: 1-724-357-8081

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