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NEWPORT & DICKSON CITY, PA - Darlene Marie Folsom O'Hara, 46, died May 10, 2010 surrounded by her loved ones at Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA. She was born July 12, 1963 in Dexter, a daughter of Thomas and Gloria (Rines) Folsom. Darlene was a graduate of Nokomis Regional High, class of 1981. She had been a travel agent for several years and had previously worked as an executive secretary for Fastenal.

Darlene adored the time she spent with her husband and children. She was happiest being with her family, her friends, and exploring nature, especially in Maine. She was passionate about kayaking, cooking, gardening her beautiful flowers and her wonderful photography that she shared with so many.

Darlene was predeceased by her father, Thomas J. Folsom; her grandfather, Lincoln Folsom; her paternal grandmother Doris Folsom; her maternal grandfather, Everett E. Rines and her brother Darren L. Folsom.

She is survived by her husband Edward O'Hara of Dickson City, PA, her son Jarrod Clark and his wife Cindi of Manchester CT; her son Lincoln Clark and significant other Renee Beaudry of Dexter; her step son Scott O'Hara of Dickson City, PA; her step son Cory McDonald and significant other Erin Brousseau of Dayton; her mother, Gloria and husband David Hitchings of East Machias; a brother Thomas Folsom and friend Janet Chamberlin, both of Stetson; maternal grandmother Christie Rines of Newport; grandmother-in-law Esther Owens of Wickenburg, AZ; brother-in-law Jeffrey O'Hara and friend Nicole Diehl of East Fallowfield, PA; her mother-in-law and father-in-law Barbara and Edward O'Hara of Scranton, PA; her many aunts and uncles, Lucy and husband Don Philbrook of Jay; Everett and wife Mary Ellen Rines of Newport; Nancy and husband Dave Nickerson of TN, Brenda and husband Philip Zukatis of Buxton; and Robert Rines of Pittsfield; her nephew Evan Folsom and step niece Cassandra Knowles, of Bangor; nieces, Kayla and Haley Folsom of Levant; nephews, Jeffrey and Sean O'Hara of Scranton, PA; and many cousins.

Graveside committal services for Darlene and her brother Darren Lincoln Folsom will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 25th. at the Folsom family lot, Riverside Cemetery, Newport with Pastor Al Worden officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to either the Scholarship Fund for Evan Knowles Folsom (Darren's son), c/o Thomas L. Folsom, TD Bank, 77 Main St., Newport, ME 04953; or the High Street Congregational Church, 24 High Street, Newport, ME 04953. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.

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