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Mary J. Criswell

January 23, 1924 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 97)

Obituary

Mary J. Criswell, 97, of Reedsville, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021, at Elmcroft of Reedsville.

Born January 23, 1924, in East Lansdowne, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Ann (Gilmer) Goldhorn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by; her husband, William M. Criswell Sr., who passed in 1997; a son, John C. Criswell; and a granddaughter, Nicole.

She is survived by; children, William M. Criswell Jr. and wife, Terri, of Yeadon, Daniel R. Criswell and wife, Patricia, of Springfield, Louise Zebley and husband, Joe, of Ridley Township; eight grandchildren, Michael, Billy, Ashley, Arielle, Nicholas, Danny, Jason, and Danielle; a sister, Louise Laurino, of Glenolden; and a sister-in-law, Donna Billett and Willie, of Reedsville.

She was a Lansdowne-Aldan High School graduate.

Mary was a member of the Yeagertown United Methodist Church, she was a very active church member.

A receiving of friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, 108 First Ave., Burnham, PA 17009, with a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m., with Rev.Steven Small and Rev. Thomas Morningstar officiating.

Interment will take place in Juniata Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to: Yeagertown U.M.C.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com

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Services

Receiving of Friends
Friday
September 24, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Burnham
108 First Ave.
Burnham, PA 17009

Memorial Service
Friday
September 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Burnham
108 First Ave.
Burnham, PA 17009

Donations

Yeagertown United Methodist Church
PO Box 409, Yeagertown PA 17099

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