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October 2, 2012

Mary Jane Anthony

MEADVILLE — Mary Jane Anthony, 83, of 345 Addle Aly, Meadville, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at home.

Mary was born in Meadville on Jan. 29, 1929, a daughter of the late Peter and Frances Battaglia Simonetta.

She was a member of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Meadville.

Over the years Mary had worked throughout the Meadville area. She attended Meadville schools.

Her hobbies included crocheting and playing bingo. She loved her dogs but her greatest love in life was being with her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Welsh and her husband, James, of Meadville, with whom she lived for the past 12 years; two grandchildren, Shawn Young and Jamie Welsh; a sister, Frances Donahue of Meadville, a sister-in-law, Madeline Simonetta of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by five brothers, Joseph Simonetta, George X. Simonetta, Dr. Russell J. Simonetta, Patrick L. Simonetta and John Simonetta; three sisters, an infant Mary Simonetta, Rose Dispenza and Josephine Pietron.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 1085 Water St., Meadville, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with Father Marc Solomon, pastor, as celebrant.

Interment will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205-4620.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

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