Mary E. Scalise, 102, a resident of the Rouse Warren County Home and formerly of Weldbank, Pa. died Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:55 p.m. peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born October 3, 1909 in Lucinda, Pa. to the late A. Louis and Josephine Lander Griebel. She has resided in Weldbank most of her life. Mary was a 1928 graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School in Lucinda, Pa. She was a former member of the former St. Clara's R.C. Church, St. Joseph R.C. Church and a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and was very strong in her faith.
She is survived by her 3 children Joanne Jewell and husband, Charles of Youngsville, Pa., Carol Dalrymple and husband, Jerry of Huntington Beach, Ca., James G. Scalise and wife, Susan of Warren, Pa., 6 Grandsons Charles, Thomas and Dale Jewell, Kevin and Mark Dalrymple, and Andrew Scalise, 4 Granddaughters Diane Hartson, Mary Jewell, Sue Hillenbrand and Jennifer Rosa, 15 GreatGrandchil dren and 2 GreatGreat Grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Scalise who died July 30, 1982 whom she married September 4, 1933 in Warren, Pa., 2 Brothers Fred and Joseph Griebel, 3 Sisters Catherine Zacherl, Minnie Zacherl, Martina Griebel.
Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, Pa. Tuesday, September 4, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Friends of the Rouse, P.O. Box 207, Youngsville, Pa. 16371 or a charity of one's choice. E mail condolences are being accepted by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc. com. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.