Margaret Mary Demellier, 88, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Monday, May 14, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre on July 25, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret (Walter) Reinhart. She was a graduate of St. Nick's High School.
Prior to retiring, she was employed as a secretary by Planter's Nut and Chocolate.
She was a member of St. Andre Bessette Parish, formerly Holy Savior Church, Wilkes-Barre.
She was great at doing crafts, knitting and sewing and would always make something for babies.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Colman, and brother, Francis Reinhart.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Cletus T. Demellier; her sons, Cletus F. Demellier and his wife, Hazle, Wilkes-Barre; and Gerard C. Demellier and his wife, Sally, West Pittston; grandchildren, Leah Zelinka, Cletus F. Demellier Jr., Eric L. Demellier, Christina Davis, Kimberly Mikielski and Joseph Demellier; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre, with Monsignor Joseph Rauscher officiating. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown.
Arrangements are entrusted to Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to St. Andre Bessette Parish, 666 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18705.
To send Margaret's family words of comfort and friendship, please visit www.BestLifeTributes.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from May 15 to May 16, 2012