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Lisa Marie Ball, 25, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Shadyside Hospital.
She was born March 24, 1988, in DuBois, the daughter of Jill Elaine Redding and Douglas Scott Ball.
Lisa enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest.
She loved her family and her dog "Bo" and her boyfriend, Dan Lowmaster.
The sunny beach was one of her favorite places to be; she also enjoyed camping, being outdoors, four wheeling, mud and being with her many friends.
In spite of all the difficulties of her illness, Lisa always had a bright, beautiful smile for everyone.
She is survived by her mother, Jill Carey and husband Bill; her father, Doug Ball and wife Andrea; maternal grandmother Judy Redding; and paternal grandparents Gene and Ruth Ball, all of Punxsutawney; four sisters, Lauren Ball of Punxsutawney, Holly Archer and husband John of Maryland, Kara Carey of Punxsutawney, and Shelly Vozsnyak and husband Steve of Blairsville; one brother, Eric Ishman and wife Lisa of Punxsutawney; boyfriend Dan Lowmaster of Glen Campbell; Dan's brother, Lee Lowmaster; and Danâ€™s parents, Chris and Connie Lowmaster, all of Glen Campbell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Thomas Redding.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are entrusted to Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.
A celebration of Lisa's life will be held this summer.
As a selfless act of kindness in the hope of helping others, Lisa donated her lungs for Cystic Fibrosis research, so that others may "Breathe Easy."
Memorial donations may be made in Lisa's memory to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Rd., Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814; or to Make-A-Wish, 312 West Mahoning St., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.