Lulu B. Dodd, 82, of Bruin, PA, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
She was born November 9, 1935 in Clarion County, PA, the daughter of G. Frank and Goldie Belle (Henry) Servey.
Lulu was a longtime resident of the area and was an active member of Martinsburg Church in Bruin, where she belonged to the bible study group. In her younger years, she was gifted at playing the accordion and sang on the radio with her brother, George, who played fiddle, and sister, Edna, who played guitar. She was a hard worker and formerly worked as a waitress at a diner in Clarion. Lulu was also a housekeeper for many Butler County families and was a janitor for Karns City High School.
For many years, Lulu, along with her husband, Robert, volunteered to do delivery for Meals on Wheels. Playing cards with Robert and her friends was one of her favorite pastimes, and she was known for making delicious Boston cream cakes.
She will be remembered with love by her daughter, Holly K. Hartzell and husband, Tom, of Butler; son, R. Eric Dodd and wife, Linda, of Butler; grandchildren, Beth Hageman, Kristen Hageman, Tyler Hartzell, Dylan Dodd, and Cearra Dodd; great-grandchildren, Leyland, Kiara and Olivia; special brother, George Servey, of Shippenville; sister, Jane Smathers, of New Bethlehem; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lulu was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Robert R. Dodd, whom she married January 23, 1956 and who died December 17, 2015; son, Scott D. Dodd, who died December 26, 2011; brothers, Ed, Harry and Don Servey; and sisters, Mid, Jessie and Edna.
The family will receive friends from 11 AM until the time of funeral services at 1 PM on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 102 Argyle Street, Petrolia, PA, with Pastor Jake Adams officiating.
Interment will be in Bear Creek Cemetery, Petrolia, PA.
Lulu’s family would like to thank the staff at VNA Inpatient Hospice for their kindness and support.
Contributions can be made in Lulu’s honor to Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home, PO Box 997, Kittanning, PA 16201, to assist the family with funeral expenses, or VNA Inpatient Hospice, 154 Hindman Rd., Butler, PA, 16001.
Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
To leave a condolence for Lulu’s family or view a tribute honoring her life, visit www.bauerhillisfuneral.com.