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Melanie A. Hahn

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Melanie A. (Baran) Hahn, 85, of Paramount Sr. Living in Bethel Park, former lifelong resident of Penn Hills, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Raised in Beaver Meadows, Pa., Melanie was a member of SS Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, and graduated from Hazleton High School. She completed her degree in home economics and specialized in early childhood development at The Pennsylvania State University, where her brother Carl introduced her to Joseph Hahn. They married in 1954, residing at Ft. Campbell, Ky., before moving to Penn Hills, where they were active supporters of Penn Hills School District and charter members of Highlands Aqua Club. For many years, Melanie devoted her musical talents as an organist to St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, the family's parish. A Penn State devotee, Mel sent all four children there and created many happy memories for them, hosting Saturday's tailgates at Happy Valley. Moving to Paramount Sr. Living in 2011, Mel enjoyed weekly craft projects, bingo, prayer sessions, rosaries and happy hours. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; parents, John and Mary (Scheer) Baran; brother, Carl and wife, Barbara; sister, Lorraine; and nephew, Lance. She is survived by her children, Rosemary, Patricia, Richard (Lori) and Julie (David) Miller; her beloved granddaughter, Lauren Miller; her brothers, Victor (Lorraine) Baran and Roman (Rita) Baran; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends were received Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME INC., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, PA 15227, where a blessing service was held Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to a . Please send condolences to www.johnfslater.com.
Published in Penn Hills on Sept. 21, 2017
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