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Darlene Adkins

September 25, 1949 — March 18, 2022

Darlene F (Dietz) Adkins, 72, of Natrona Heights, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, March 18, 2022. Born September 25, 1949 in Natrona Heights, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Dietz & Ann (Vascik) Dietz. Darlene is a graduate of Har-Brack class of 1967 and proudly served our country with the Women's Army Corps during the Vietnam War. She worked at the Anchor Inn before retiring after 26 years of Service. She was a member of Guardian Angels Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights. She was also a member of Red Hat Society belonging to the Hell's Belles in Red chapter. In her free time Darlene enjoyed playing bingo, doing crosswords, and most importantly spending time with her family. Darlene is survived by her brothers; Leonard (Mary) Dietz Jr. of Butler, James (Paula) Dietz of Springdale, Thomas (Martha) Dietz of Allegheny Township; her son Jason (Kim) Adkins of Scottsdale AZ; daughter Rebecca (Howard) Borland of Vandergrift; grandchildren, Tori Adkins and Ethan Borland.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a parting prayer service will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m in Most Blessed Sacrament Church with the Rev. John Lendvai as celebrant. Burial be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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