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Vivian Jean Derrick

Aug 9, 2011

Vivian Jean Derrick, 84, of Picture Rocks, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born Feb. 13, 1927, in Lords Valley, she was a daughter of the late Owen W. and Fannie E. Arter Hartman. She and her husband, Glen W. Derrick Sr., would have celebrated 66 years of marriage on Dec. 25, 2011.

Vivian was a member of the Picture Rocks United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, canning and cooking. Vivian also loved to play bocce ball, traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two sons, Gary O. (Patricia) Derrick, of Dewart and Glen W. (Dorothy) Derrick Jr., of Picture Rocks; a daughter, Connie J. (Norman) Baysore, of Hughesville; a brother, Howard T. (Dollie) Hartman, of New Mexico; two sisters, Vida E. Horn, of Bloomsburg and Beverly J. (Arnold) Piatt, of Benton; 11 grandchildren, Matthew T. Derrick, Mark O. Derrick, Annette L. Bender, Stacy E. Hauck, Kara L. Adams, Christopher J. Derrick, Laura J. Miller, Bradley D. Golder, Michael C. Baysore, Brian N. Baysore and Justin R. Baysore; and 20 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Vivian was preceded in death by a brother, Owen “Skip” Hartman.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville with Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel “Talmar” Cemetery. Friends called from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family provided the flowers and suggest memorial contributions be made to either the Picture Rocks United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 366, Picture Rocks, PA 17762; the Picture Rocks Fire, P.O. Box 367, Picture Rocks, PA 17762; or the American Cancer Society, c/o Pleasant View Wesleyan Church, 994 E. Penn St., Muncy, PA 17756.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com