Doris Austin

Obituary of Doris G. Austin

Smethport - Doris G. Austin, 99, of Smethport, passed away Saturday (April 22, 2023) at Lakeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Smethport.


She was born July 16, 1923 in Crosby, the daughter of William and Alberta (Marsh) Alcock . On June 20, 1942, in Bradford, she married Arnold N. "Bunny" Austin, who died on December 13, 2003.


Doris attended Colegrove High School and was a housewife, tending to the needs of her family.  She loved gardening and traveling with her husband.


She is survived by:

One daughter:  Joan Knobloch of Erie, PA

Two sons:  Gayle N. (Sandra) Austin and Barry L. (Donna) Austin, both of Smethport

Six grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren

Along with several nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents and husband, Doris was preceded in death by one great granddaughter, one son in law, one brother and two sisters.


At Doris’ request, there will be no visitation or services.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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