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Mary J. (Gailey) Stohon

June 5, 1931 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Mary Stohon Obituary

Mary J. Stohon 92, Gallitzin died January 3, 2024, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Patty and David Williamson. Born June 5, 1931, in Cresson the daughter of the late James and Zella (Connacher) Gailey. Preceded in death by her 1st husband Charles Illig Sr., 2nd husband Walter Stohon Sr., daughter, Betty Karroll, son Charles Illig Jr. stepchildren Walter Jr., Edward, Helen Haney, Leonard, Elaine Yeckley, Bernadette Michaels and Stanley, son-in-law Ronald Van Guilder, daughter-in-law Diana Illig, and brother Robert. Survived by her children; Linda Van Guilder, Patty (Dave) Williamson, James (Sally) Illig, William Illig, Fred (Trina) Illig, Leonard (Danniella) Illig, Tony (Anna) Illig, son-in-law Ken (Susie) Karroll, Mary (Mike) Zerbee, stepchildren, David Stohon, Robert Stohon and Ronnie Stohon, 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 5 great great-grandson and many step grand, great grand and great-great grandchildren. Sister of Clifford Gailey, James Gailey, Betty Shultz, Francis “Bud” Gailey and Catherine Smelley (Randy Greer) and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary worked as a cook at the Cresson Springs Restaurant. A 1949 graduate of Cresson High School. Mary enjoyed cooking and her family. Member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Saturday the Rev. Albert Ledoux celebrant. Committal Sacred Heart Cemetery, Portage. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin where a vigil service will be held. The family suggest donations be made to St. Demetrius Church in Mary’s memory.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gibbons Funeral Home
301 Church Street
Gallitzin, PA 16641

Funeral Mass
Saturday
January 6, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Demetrius Catholic Church (Gallitzin)

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