In Memory of




Obituary for Emily J. Deist

DEIST – Emily J., 92, Jenners, died March 2, 2019 at Siemon’s Lakeview Manor Estate, Somerset. Born September 27, 1926 in Coal Junction. Daughter of Benjamin and Ada (Meese) Deist. Preceded in death by parents, brothers Daniel, Donald, Dalton and Charles Deist and sisters Evelyn Gohn and Edith Avery. Survived by caregiver and niece Donna Reckner and numerous other nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Winnie Coffelt. Former employee of Nancy Carol Garment Factory, Boswell. Member of former Jenner Grace Brethren Church. Viewing from 6-8PM Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main Street, Boswell where a service will be held 11AM Wednesday with Rev. Michael A. Dunlap presiding. Interment Somerset County Memorial Park. Donations in Emily’s memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. To express condolences, order flowers or plant a memorial tree, visit