Darlene Jean Thorp, 75, of McKeesport, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Kane Regional Center, McKeesport. She was born July 19, 1940 in Wilkinsburg, PA, a daughter of the late John and Bertha Thorp. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Stewart. She is survived her four sons, John, Richard, Gary, and Charles (Carla) Blon; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Friday from 4-5 p.m. followed by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Oak Animal Shelter, Lincoln Way, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published February 23, 2016.