Marion (Daisy) (Mamie) Chalmers, 84, of Conneaut Lake, and formerly of Pittsburgh, and for the past three years a resident of Juniper Village in Meadville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at UMPC-Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.
She was born March 16, 1929 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Frank H. Sheets Sr. and Eva M. Kurst Sheets. She married Thomas H. Chalmers Sr. on Jan. 26, 1953. He preceded her in death in February 1976.
She attended St. Mary’s School in Etna. She was a lifelong babysitter in the Conneaut Lake area.
She was a member of Our Lady Queen of the Americas Catholic Church, Conneaut Lake, and a member of the Altar Rosary Society of the church. She was a life member of the Conneaut Lake Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and a member of the Red Hats Society. She enjoyed reading and was very active spending her time volunteering. She loved the time she spent with her grandchildren. Her smile and laughter will definitely be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by a daughter; Cheryl Chalmers and her husband, Craig Klingler, of Harmony; a son, Gregory Chalmers and his wife, Kim, of Conneaut Lake; two grandchildren, Jonathon Chalmers of Conneaut Lake, and Monica Chalmers and her husband, Jeffrey Thomas, of Canonsburg; a sister, Geraldine Kaufman of Cambridge Springs; and a brother, Charles H. Sheets of Pittsburgh. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frank H. Sheets Jr.; a sister, Katherine Kratchovila; and a son, Thomas H. Chalmers Jr. in November 1974.
Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Dickson Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake. The recital of the Rosary will start at 3:30 p.m. followed by the Vigil Prayer service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Calling hours will also be held on Friday beginning at 10 a.m. at Dickson Funeral Home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Americas Church, 155 S. Ninth St., Conneaut Lake, with Father Jeffrey Lucas as celebrant. Burial will follow in Our Lady Queen of the Americas Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 21601 Stull Road, Saegertown, Pa. 16433.
Please sign the guestbook online at hatheway-tedesco.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home & Crematory, Rocco R. Tedesco III, supervisor.