Laura E. Holste, 68, of Seneca, passed away at 10:40 A.M. surrounded by her family On Thursday February 23, 2017 at Oakwood Heights in Oil City.
Born in Richwood, WV on June 4, 1948 she was the daughter of the late John L. and Lillian J. McDowell McIntosh.
She was a graduate of Langley High School in Pittsburgh.
Laura worked for NCR while Residing in Dayton, OH, Quaker State and retired in 2009 after 15 years working at Slippery Rock University as Secretary for Orientation and Retention.
She enjoyed being part of the "Lowry Ladies" while at Slippery Rock and together they enjoyed many adventures.
She enjoyed quilting, feeding the birds in her yard, and above all else spending time with her grandchildren.
For over 40 years, Laura participated and helped support her husband in the United Methodist Ministry. She participated in all church functions including, Choir, Vacation Bible School, Sunday school and United Methodist Women. Laura enjoyed reading about church hymns and the background behind them. Most recently, Laura was a faithful member of Christ United Methodist Church in Franklin.
On June 14, 1969, she married Rev. Dr. David A. Holste and he survives.
Also surviving are two daughters; Karen L. Cross and her husband Jeffrey of Seneca and Martha A. Hoover and her husband Thomas of Franklin; and six grandchildren, Morgan Cross, Adam Cross, Benjamin Hoover, Genevieve Hoover, Lindsey Hoover and Jocelyn Hoover.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Huff Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 West Park St. Franklin where family and friends are welcome from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Friday.
Additional visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1135 Buffalo St. Franklin.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the church with Rev. David Janz and Rev. Sam Wagner, Church Pastors, officiating.
Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church 1135 Buffalo St. Franklin, PA 16323.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.HuffFuneral.com.