Mary Ellen Oswalt (1924 - 2014)

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  • "Goodbye, Grandma. You will be greatly missed and always..."
    - Vincent McCrary
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Mary Ellen Oswalt, 90, Curwensville, passed away early Monday morning, July 7, 2014 at Ridgeview Elder Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville.
Born April 11, 1924, in McCartney, she was the daughter of the late James and Helen Margaret Freeman Hamilton.
She wed Clair W. Oswalt who preceded her in death Jan. 12, 1991.
Mrs. Oswalt was a seamstress, having worked for MacGregor Sportswear and later retired from Kents Sportswear in Curwensville. She was Pentecostal by faith.
Surviving are five children: Patricia McCrary and husband, Wilmont, of Sebring, Fla., James Oswalt and wife, Carol, of DuBois, Judy Johnston and husband, Brian, of Curwensville, and twins Lilly Fink and husband, Harry, of Curwensville and Larry Oswalt and wife, Beverly, of Clearfield.
Also surviving are nine grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Grace Lippert of Clearfield.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers: James Jr., John, George and Clifford Hamilton; and two sisters, Ella Hamilton and Lillian Cutting.
Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Friday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc., of Curwensville. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary will officiate. Interment will be in the Fruit Hill Cemetery, Ansonville.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Community Care Group of Ridgeview Elder Care 30 4th Avenue Curwensville, PA 16833.
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The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Curwensville
300 State St
Curwensville, PA 16833
(814) 236-2872
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Published in The Courier Express from July 9 to July 16, 2014