Obituary Notice: Mary Louise Carfley
Mary Louise Carfley of Clearfield, and formerly of Philipsburg and Curwensville, died Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012 at her residence after a lengthy illness.
Born July 10, 1921 in Mississippi, she was the daughter of Christopher and Catherine (Rowles) Cullen. Mrs. Carfley was a homemaker and had also worked at the former Airplane/Marine in Hyde during World War II. She was a member of St. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church in Philipsburg, and prior to that was a member of St. Timothy’s Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville.
On Aug. 31, 1940 in Curwensville, she wed Francis J. “Feo” Carfley, who survives along with two children, John R. Carfley and his wife, Ruth Ann of State College and Janice L. Goss and her husband, Thomas of Virginia.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, one great-grandson, a brother and three sisters, Chris Cullen of Youngstown, OH, Anna Jean Winebold of Ohio, Margaret “Peggy” Hamilton of Curwensville and Alice Wagner of North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jack Cullen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Timothy’s Roman Catholic Church, Walnut Street, Curwensville, with the Rev. Father Mark J. Mastrian as celebrant. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Clearfield.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday and again from 9 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Monday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville when the procession will depart for the church.
The Rosary will be recited by members of St. Timothy’s Altar and Rosary Society at 3 p.m. with the Scripture Vigil Services to be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Suite 101, Altoona, PA 16601.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.