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93, Carrolltown passed away March 13, 2017 at Cambria Care Center. She was born April 26, 1923 in Carrolltown, the daughter of Michael and Edith (Miller) Mohler. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband James I. Weakland; second husband Paul J. Sharbaugh; infant son Patrick; daughter Barbara Fleming; son Albert Weakland; two infant granddaughters Apryl and Jamie; infant brother Alvin; brother Donald; sisters Betty Rosmus and Evelyn Papson and daughter-in-law Carol Weakland; son in law Fredrick Fleming and Patrick Hertzog. She is survived by children Ronald Weakland, Raymond Weakland, Cynthia Weakland, daughter-in-law Cathy Weakland, step children Rupert (Janet) Sharbaugh, Sara Ginocchio, Louise (Stanley) Bem, Joseph (Yvonne) Sharbaugh, Jane (Dan) Corbet, Paula (Philip) Sutton and Pat (Marsha) Sharbaugh, four sponsored children thru CFCA, nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren, brothers Richard (Naomi) Mohler and Leo Mohler and numerous nieces and nephews. She retired from the business office at Miners Hospital after 21 years of service. Velma was member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown where she was a former lector; past president of the Altar Rosary Society, managed the church festival turkey dinners, volunteered at the parish office and school and organized the weekly card parties. She was a life member of Carrolltown Fire Company Auxiliary, Legion of Mary and Sacred Heart League, Carrolltown American Legion Auxiliary, life member and treasurer of St. Benedict VFW and past president of Serra Club of Cambria County. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and reading. Friends will be received from 4:00 to 8:00 Friday, March 17, 2017 at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 146 North Main Street Carrolltown, PA 15722, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. Additional visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the 10:00 am funeral mass Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown by Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB. Interment church cemetery. Memorials are requested to St. Benedict Catholic Church and St. Benedict Catholic School. (www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)
Published on  March 14, 2017
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