Meadville Tribune

April 16, 2014

Rae Jean Isaly

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Rae Jean Isaly, 55, of Meadville, passed on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Meadville Rehab and Nursing Home.

Rae Jean was born in New Castle on Aug. 22, 1958, a daughter of Raymond Mundis and the late Naomi Mundis. She married John Isaly, who preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2012.

She had worked as a cook, at the Crawford County jail and with Active Aging of Crawford County. Her favorite pastime was hanging out at the Deer Head Inn in Meadville. Rae Jean was an avid hunter and fisherwoman; she belonged to the Meadville Hunting and Fishing Club.

Her favorite hunts were for bear and deer; she was the first area female to shoot a 350-pound black bear.

In addition to her mother, and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Billie Jean Fabian (born March 14, 1977, until Nov. 29, 1982); and a brother, Forrest Mundis.

She is survived by her father, Raymond Mundis of Waynesboro; a sister-in-law, Linda I. Russell of Fairview; and her caregiver, Angie, of Meadville.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

Please sign the online guestbook for Rae Jean at

Rae Jean’s funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.