Mary J. Colville (1918 - 2017)

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    - Julie Cativera (Palmer)
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Mary J. Colville, age 98, of Clinton Ave., DuBois, Pa., died Friday, May 5, 2017.
Born on Sept. 13, 1918, in DuBois, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Agnes (Rebich) Matusick.
She was married to Henry W. Colville. He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1980.
Mary retired from the Brockway Glass Company in 1980 after many years of service.
She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, most of all, she loved to be with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia A. Vida of DuBois, Pa., and Jean M. Strishock and her husband Stephen of Brockway, Pa.; two sisters, Elizabeth Bigar and Jane "Bunny" Astori, both of DuBois, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Gary and Gregory Vida and Kristen Goodwin; Stephen Strishock, Michelle Becker and Erica Steele; and Shawn and Kyle Doutt; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Doutt; a grandson, Matthew Doutt; five sisters: Madeline Fauls, Helen Matusick, Catherine Bodnar, Anna Wilson and Barbara Davis; and five brothers: George, Stephen, Joseph, Thomas and Francis Matusick.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m., from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
A scriptural wake service will be held on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery
Memorials may be placed with St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801, and/or , 109 North Findley St., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
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Published in The Courier Express on May 7, 2017
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