83, passed from this life on Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was born on March 24, 1930, to the late Carl William Lewis and Catherine Frances Lewis. She was the beloved mother of Linda Catherine Whalen and husband Michael and proud grandmother of Thomas Michael Whalen and wife Kimberly and Andrew Lewis Whalen. She was a 1948 graduate of Coraopolis High School and went on to work for Internal Revenue Service, Calgon, Calgon Carbon and Pittsburgh Des Moines. Carlyn was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church serving in all capacities over the years and spending her retirement years serving as office administrator. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 at R. D. COPELAND, CORAOPOLIS, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2014. Burial will follow in Sharon Cemetery where she will be interred next to her beloved mother and father. Because of her dedication and love for her church, Carlyn wished donations be made to the memorial fund of Zion Lutheran Church, State Avenue, Coraopolis.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Feb. 24, 2014