Darla “Dart” Rockwell, 62, of Canton, PA passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 27, 2017.
Darla Jean, “Dart” to family and friends, was born June 30, 1955, in Sayre, PA, a daughter of the late Maxwell Harry and Eleanor Marie (Davidson) Rockwell. She was employed by Canton’s V.F.W. Post 714 and the Dollar General Store. Dart was a member of Canton’s WOTM 981, V.F.W. 714 Auxiliary and Red Run in Roaring Branch. She enjoyed doing many things in life, but special times were spent with her children and grandchildren. Dart was the glue of her family; hardworking, honest and true to her own self. She saw the good in everyone and was blessed with many special friends. She also enjoyed her privacy, loved listening to all kinds of music, gardening, caring for her house plants and playing tickets.
She is survived by three children; Kelby Rockwell (Rosie Short) of Trout Run, Jessica Rockwell Phelps and Tiffany Rockwell (Randy Baker) all of Canton, five grandchildren who were the light of her life; Audrey, Coldelia, Mallory, Rayden and Gauge, her sister; Pam (Pat) Dowling of Canton, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and sister; Darrell Rockwell on Oct. 15, 2004 and Dawn Crandall on Apr. 13, 2009.
Calling hours are noon – 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton. Mr. Dennis Vermilya will officiate a memorial service to celebrate Dart’s life at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St. Williamsport, PA 17701. Share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com