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Jean Mehalko, 90

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Posted: Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:00 am

Jean Mehalko, 90, of Titusville, passed away Wednesday evening, July 3, 2019, at Country Acres Personal Care Home.

Jean was born on Sept. 8, 1928, in Titusville, a daughter of the late Floyd and Esther Armstrong Proper. She was married to George Mehalko on Feb. 14, 1953, at Chapmanville, Pennsylvania.

Jean had attended the Sunville School. She had been employed in her earlier years at American Viscose Corp. in Meadville.

Jean had attended Chapmanville Community Church and of the Chapmanville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She enjoyed wintering in Florida with her husband for the past 30 years, and always looked forward to spring when she returned home to tend to her gardens. She enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends. Jean also enjoyed the times she had boating on Conneaut Lake.

She is survived by her husband, George, of Titusville; a son, Tom Peebles and Amy Ziegler, of Oil City; and a daughter, Sonia Herz and husband, Steve, of Danville, California; two grandsons, Nathaniel Herz and wife, Kristi, and Jason Herz and wife, Cassie; three great-grandchildren, Ethan, Madison and Nolan Herz; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Proper and H. Dale Proper; and a sister, Lois Proper.

Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, located at 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, on Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Further visitation will be held on Tuesday at Chapmanville Community Church, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time the funeral service will be conducted with Rev. Glen Van Cise officiating.

Interment will be in Chapmanville Cemetery.

The family asks that memorials be made to Chapmanville Community Church or to the Chapmanville Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary.

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