Clara Mae 'Mazie' List
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Clara Mae "Mazie" List, 96, and a lifelong resident of Meridian succumbed Thursday to congestive heart failure and passed away at VNA Inpatient Hospice.
Clara Mae was the daughter of Clyde O. Miller and Edith Downing Miller and was born May 21, 1915, in Meridian.
She was the wife of the late William J. List of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard, Clyde and Willis; her husband, William; and her sister, Dorothy.
A 1933 graduate of Butler High School, Clara worked as a homemaker, wife and mother. She was an active member of the Meridian United Presbyterian Church, the Women's Association and the Auxiliary for the Meridian Volunteer Fire Department. She enjoyed playing the organ, singing, Bible studies and family activities such as playing 500 and Parchesi.
She is survived by two sisters, Mary Lou Stockard and Thelma Menchyk, both of Meridian; two daughters, Linda Shingleton and Nancy Parker and her husband, Bob, of the Butler area; a son, Larry List and his wife, Kathy, of New York City; and a stepson, Bill List and his wife, Maxine, of Hemet, Calif.
Mazie is survived by four grandchildren, Bradley Parker and his wife, Yvonne, of Lakeside, Fla., Ronald Parker of Ocean City, Md., Paula Arnold and her husband, Doug, of Butler and Kimberly Shingleton of Salisbury, Md.; and two step-grandchildren, Doug List and his wife, Jessica, and Laurie Gallagher and her husband, James, all of Los Angeles.
She is survived by six great-grandchildren, Richard Parker of Miami, Ashley Parker of Jackson, Miss., Nicole Parker of Kennesaw, Ga., Lynn Cygan Miller and her husband, Tim, of Butler, G.R. Cygan and his wife, Candice, of West Bloomfield, Mich., and Derek Kaufman, of Pittsburgh; three great-great-grandsons, Issac and Simon Miller and Raleigh Cygan; and two step-great-great grandchildren, Dylan and Courtney Gallagher.
LIST - A viewing for Clara Mae 'Mazie' List, who died Thursday, March 29, 2012, will be at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Services will be at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Stephen Franklin of the Meridian United Presbyterian Church officiating. A private interment will be at Butler County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Meridian United Presbyterian Church, 4150 Highland Ave., Butler, PA 16001 or to the
of Western Pennsylvania, 777 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.
Information and a private guest book are available at www.thompson-miller.com.
Published in Butler Eagle from Mar. 30 to Apr. 1, 2012