EMPORIUM - Anna Kathryn Mehalow, 99, formerly of Laurelwood Drive, died Thursday (June 18, 2015) in Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium.
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Born Dec. 23, 1915 in Renovo, she was the daughter of William and Priscilla McAlee Gilmartin. On June 27, 1945 in St. Joseph's Church, Renovo, she married Joseph Mehalow, who died Nov. 11, 1983.
A resident of Emporium since 1962, she was a 1933 graduate of St. Joseph High School in Renovo, and in 1937 she graduated from State Teachers College at Lock Haven, now Lock Haven University. She was employed as a teacher by the Renovo School District for six years and St. Joseph's in Renovo for four years. After relocating to Emporium, she was employed by the Cameron County School District from 1963 until retiring in 1978.
Mrs. Mehalow was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium and was an 80-year member of the CD of A. She enjoyed playing cards and was a member of the Thursday 500 Club and the Tuesday Night Rummy Club.
Survivors include three sons, William J. (Tish) Mehalow of Smithburg, Md.; and John T. Mehalow and Joseph E. Mehalow, both of Emporium; one daughter, Cecilia Mehalow of Emporium; and one granddaughter, Adrienne Mehalow of Bar Harbor, Maine.
There will be no visitation hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Mark Church, Emporium, with the Rev. Paul Siebert, pastor, officiating. A graveside service will be held at noon Monday in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hyner.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library or the Guy and Mary Felt Manor, all in Emporium.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.
Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home
6 West 6th Street
Emporium, PA 15834
Published in The Bradford Era from June 22 to June 30, 2015