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Elizabeth Jane Mahlon

March 20, 1932 December 22, 2019
Elizabeth Jane Mahlon
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Elizabeth Jane Mahlon, 87, of Grampian, passed away Sunday morning December 22, 2019 at UPMC Altoona Hospital after a brief illness.

Born March 20, 1932 in Thompsontown, she was the daughter of George Crawford and Elsie Jane (Marshall) McClinsey. Mrs. Mahlon had been a waitress, a radio tube assembler for the former Sylvania in Reynoldsville, a companion caregiver, a custodian and a homemaker. She was best known for her coconut cream pies which were sold at the Grampian Days Celebration and other multiple fundraisers.

She enjoyed old western reruns, Full House and Little House on the Prairie, she was an avid collector of Angels, especially Angel Figurines. She was a devout Christian having been a member of the Greenville Church of the Brethren for over 7 decades where she had served as a deaconess, Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir and was a member of the Women’s Fellowship.

She was also a member of the Grampian Women’s Club, the Grampian American Legion Auxiliary, the Grampian Penn Bloom Fireman’s Auxiliary, Grampian Days Committee, the Woman of the Moose, the Grampian Lions Club and was a former Cub Scout Den Leader.

On February 16, 1949 she wed John T. Mahlon who preceded her in death on October 5, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons John E. Mahlon Sr. and Roger L. Mahlon, a granddaughter Harley Rowles, a brother Allen Snyder and 2 sisters Bertha and Violet Soliday.

Surviving are three daughters: Nancy Gearhart and husband Sam of Madera, Eileen Krom and husband Michael of Angleton, TX, and Barbara Rowles of Grampian. Also surviving are grandchildren: John and Chad Mahlon; Jason and Bradley Krom; Amanda Gearhart; Roger and Alex Mahlon; and David Rowles. As well as great grandchildren: Jeffrey, Caleb and Steven Mahlon; Cheyenne Applegate; Jayden Krom; Bricen Gearhart; and Kannon Addleman.

Funeral Services for Jane Mahlon will be held at the Greenville Church of the Brethren, Greenville Pike Grampian, on Saturday December 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM, with the Reverend George Cannon officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenville Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Friday evening December 27 from 6 to 9 PM and again on Saturday at the church from 12 Noon until time of services at 2 PM.

The family suggests contributions be made to either the Clearfield County Special Olympics P.O. Box 355 Hyde, PA 16843 of the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

27

Dec

6:00 PM 12/27/2019 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 12/27/2019 9:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

28

Dec

12:00 PM 12/28/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Greenville Church of the Brethren

3995 Greenville Pike
Grampin, PA 16838

Greenville Church of the Brethren
3995 Greenville Pike Grampin 16838 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

28

Dec

2:00 PM 12/28/2019 2:00:00 PM - 2:45 PM 12/28/2019 2:45:00 PM
Greenville Church of the Brethren

3995 Greenville Pike
Grampin, PA 16838

Funeral Service

Greenville Church of the Brethren
3995 Greenville Pike Grampin 16838 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenville Church of the Brethren Cemetery Final Resting Place

Greenville Pike
Grampian, PA 16833

Greenville Pike Grampian 16833 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Special Olympics of Clearfield Co.

P.O. Box 335
Hyde, PA 16843

Charity of Donor's Choice

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