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JERSEY SHORE - Zora P. Brandt, 98, of Jersey Shore, died Sunday June 16, 2019, at the Manor Care Health Center in Jersey Shore.

Born November 13, 1920, in Tyrone, the daughter of Jay Schlegel and the former Zora B. Stewart.

She dearly loved her family and was a wonderful mother and cook.

Zora is survived by a son, Donald R. (Butch) Brandt Jr., and daughter-in-law, Dixie Brandt of Jersey Shore; two daughters, Linda K. (Lyle) Yandell of Jersey Shore and Deborah J. (Tom) Cooney of Jersey Shore; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Brandt Sr., on Sept. 21, 2014; a daughter, Sherry L. Ryan; a grandson, P. J. Fioretti; a great-grandson, Rodney Merrifield; and a granddaughter, Karen Brandt.

Graveside services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family at the Jersey Shore Cemetery.

Family will provide flowers and suggest memorial contributions be made in her name to Dusty Fioretti c/o Donald R. Brandt Jr. 267 Willits Road Jersey Shore, PA 17740.

Arrangements are entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.