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Juanita G. Mehler

LAKE DALLAS, TX: A Funeral Mass for Juanita G. Mehler, 95, of Lake Dallas, Texas, and formerly of Newark, will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 10:30 A.M., Monday, July 23, 2012, with Reverend JCP Sullivan, Parish Priest officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Juanita, a 1935 graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School, died at her home in Texas on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. She was born in Newark, Ohio on June 21, 1917 to the late William and Clara (Underiner) Phelan.

She was employed by Pharis Tire & Rubber Co., Westinghouse, Moores, and John J. Carroll Department Store.

Juanita is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Claire Ruffin of Lake Dallas, Texas, and Michele Mehler and her husband, Terry Julius of Sarasota Springs, New York; and several nieces, nephews, cousin, and friends.

In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, John V. Mehler; and her siblings, Paul Phelan, Bill Phelan and Dorothy Nichols.

Friends and family may call from 5-7 P.M., Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the REED-EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, where a Vigil Service will be held at 6:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes memorial contributions to a source of great enjoyment for Juanita, the Newark Catholic Athletic Association, 1 Green Wave Drive, Newark, OH 43055.

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Published in the Advocate on July 21, 2012
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