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Mary Catherine Klages

June 4, 1935 October 14, 2018
Mary  Catherine Klages
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Obituary for Mary Catherine Klages

Mary Catherine Scott Klages, 83, of Independence, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in UPMC Montefiore, Pittsburgh, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 4, 1935 in Taylorstown, daughter of the late William Newton and Eleanor Mae Mehaffey Scott.

Mrs. Klages was a 1953 graduate of Claysville High School and had lived in Independence for the past 60 years.

Mary Catherine was a homemaker and was a devoted mother to her four children. She was a dedicated member of Independence United Methodist Church and enjoyed all church activities.

Mrs. Klages was an avid reader, who loved to cook and bake for her family, especially at the holidays. She loved to spend time with her family, particularly her grandchildren, whom she had babysat over the years.

On June 30, 1956 in Taylorstown, PA she married Wayne Clifford Klages, who died on March 14, 2006.

Surviving Mrs. Klages are three sons, Kevin “Stretch” Klages and wife Linda of Wellsburg, WV, Keith “Sluggo” Klages and his wife Karen of Avella and Kenneth Klages and wife Terri of Burgettstown; one daughter Sheila Dow and husband Neal of Canonsburg; six grandchildren, Zachary, Kenneth Jr., and Brandon Klages, Karalee Noga, Alexis (Robert) Campbell and Brianna Dow; one great grandchild, Rosemary; sisters-in-law, Patricia Scott and Diane Scott; and several nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her immediate family. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents are, her twin brothers, Robert and William Scott.

Friends and family will be received from 6-8pm on Wednesday, October 17, 2-4pm & 6-8pm on Thursday, October 18, in the Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc., 18 Campbell Street Avella, PA 15312. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on October 19, in Independence United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bonnie Gilbert officiating. Everyone is asked to MEET AT THE CHURCH.

Burial will be in Independence Cemetery, Avella.

In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions can be made to the Independence United Methodist Church or to a local charity of your choice.

Condolences may be expressed at www.stefkovichfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

17

Oct

6:00 PM 10/17/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65 Avella 15312 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

18

Oct

2:00 PM 10/18/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/18/2018 4:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65 Avella 15312 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

18

Oct

6:00 PM 10/18/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/18/2018 8:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65 Avella 15312 PA
United States

Service

Friday

19

Oct

11:00 AM 10/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
Independence United Methodist Church

Washington Pike
Avella, PA 15312

Everyone is asked to please MEET AT THE CHURCH

Independence United Methodist Church
Washington Pike Avella 15312 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Independence Cemetery Final Resting Place

Washington Pike
Avella, PA 15312

Washington Pike Avella 15312 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Independence United Methodist Church

Washington Pike
Avella, PA 15312
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