Miriam Tau, 88, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Rolling Fields, Conneautville. She had been a resident there since December 2007.
Born on April 5, 1924, in Red Jacket, W.Va., she was the only child of the late Clinton Bloss and Virginia Smith Bloss. On March 25, 1949, she married Paul S. Tau and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2011.
Following her marriage, she worked for several years at North West Rural Electric Association in Cambridge Springs as a clerk. She was an excellent homemaker, enjoying cooking, sewing and gardening. She enjoyed interaction she had with the children enrolled at the Rolling Fields day care program. Miriam was active with New Beginnings Church in Meadville.
Miriam is survived by four daughters, Judy Pavlik and her husband, Tom, of Meadville, Peggy Burline and her husband, Jay, of Easton, Wash., Virginia Mook and her husband, Jim, of Magnolia, Ohio, and Paula Tau of Lake Wales, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Jason and his wife, Mary Pavlik, Amy Agredano and her husband, Eric, Christopher, Michael, Melissa and Emily Burline, and Jessey, Justyn and Jaymee Mook; and four great-grandsons, Paul and Nathan Pavlik, and Evan and Andrew Agredano.
Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs.
Funeral services will be held there on Saturday at 10 a.m. Officiating is the Rev. Harold Ferraro and the Rev. Temple Jarrell, pastors of New Beginnings Church of Meadville.
Burial will be in Venango Cemetery.
To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.