Lois M. Ball

Lois M. Ball, 90, formerly of DuBoistown, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Williamsport Home.

Born Sept. 23, 1923, in Washingtonville, she was a daughter of the late Howard D. and Daisy I. (Arthur) Confer.

Lois was the valedictorian of her 1941 graduating class of Turbotville High School. During World War II she worked at Sylvania. After her employment at Sylvania she was a homemaker.

She was a longtime member of the DuBoistown United Methodist Church, where she was active in youth fellowship, choir, Women’s Society, Bible study, prayer circle, Sunday School and serving behind the scenes in whatever way she could. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and being with family.

Surviving are her children Richard W. (Elizabeth), of Petersburg, Kenneth W., of DuBoistown, Steven R., of Cleveland, Texas; three brothers, A. Lynn (Evelyn) Confer, of Georgia, George (Shirley) Confer, of Williamsport, Richard (Louann) Confer, of Cogan Station; four sisters, June Green, of Hughesville, Carol Confer, of Houston, Texas, Joyce (William) Campbell, of Cogan Station, Nancy (Theodore) Bloom, of Loyalsock; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lois is predeceased by her husband of 42 years, A. William Ball Jr.; a brother, Donald Confer; and a sister, Faye Bassett.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions in Lois’s name may be made to DuBoistown United Methodist Church, 133 Summer St., South Williamsport, PA 17702 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 57 North Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.