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Nellie Anna Durbin

November 3, 1928 — June 10, 2022

Nellie Anna (Tharp) Durbin, age 93, of Waynesburg, passed away the morning of Friday, June 10, 2022 at home with her family by her side.

Born November 3, 1928 in Waynesburg to the late John Blatchley and Gail Gertrude (Wendell) Tharp.

Nellie married her late husband Harry Junior Durbin on November 22, 1947. They were married for 38 years before his passing on December 22, 1985.

Nellie was a resident of Center Township for over 50 years, having lived in Greene County all her life. She was a member of the Willow Grove Baptist Church and the Waynesburg Moose Lodge. Nellie enjoyed raising flowers, gardening, crocheting and doing word search puzzles.

Nellie is survived by her children Larry D. (Jeanette) Durbin, of Aliquippa; David A. (Audra) Durbin, of Waynesburg; Rick L. (Tammy) Durbin, of Center Township; Linda Engle, of Center Township; daughter-in-law Shari Durbin, of Waynesburg; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Nellie is preceded in death by her sons Mark D. Durbin and Harry K. “Buck” Durbin, grandson Harry Keith Durbin, great-great-grandson Korey Morris, daughter-in-law Beth Mason Durbin, son-in-law Roy Engle, sisters Pauline Strope, Mary Bedillion, Shirley Justice, Carolyn Kiger; brothers Jack Tharp, Kenneth Tharp, Carl Tharp, John Tharp and Fred Tharp.

Friends and family will be received Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 4-8 PM at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359; Telephone (724) 499-5181. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Scott Blair officiating. Burial will follow at Oakmont Cemetery, Washington Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Willow Grove Independent Baptist Church, 756 Hargus Creek Rd, Waynesburg, PA 15370; Telephone (724) 499-5527.

Please view and sign the online Tribute Wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Service

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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