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April 13, 2014

Ada Jane Calvin

MEADVILLE — Ada Jane Calvin, 92, of 21607 Golden Drive, Meadville, formerly of Sharpsville, passed away peacefully 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Rolling Fields Inc., Conneautville

She was born April 25, 1921, to William J. and Ada (Parks) Allison in New Bethlehem.

She graduated from Hickory High School, class of 1940. Ada worked as a nurse’s aide for Sharon Regional Hospital, Mercer County Home, and was a private duty aide as well. On Oct. 15, 1940, she married the late Lee Calvin who passed away in 1989.

She was of Nazarene faith.

Ada volunteered at the Salvation Army; was a member of Artcraft Homemakers Association of Sharpsville; a 4-H leader; and a Sunday school teacher. She also enjoyed poetry writing, music writing, sewing and gardening.

Ada is survived by her daughter, Barbara A. Childs of Meadville; a sister, Betty (George) Sember of Sharpsville; a sister-in-law, Jean Allison of Sharpsville; three grandchildren, Stephen Litwiler, Curtis Dunkerley and Lee Litwiler; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Lee Calvin; three sisters, Pansey Scott, Lucille Bertolasio and Thera Cooley; and five brothers, Russell Allison, Kenneth Allison, George Allison, Bert Allison and Raymond Allison.

Calling hours are Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home, 124 Main St. Sharpsville.

The funeral will be held Wednesday at noon at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in Westside Cemetery.

Online condolences can be given at donaldsonmohney.com.

 

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