Obituary Notice: Mabel Marie Maines

Obituary Notice: Mabel Marie Maines (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Mabel Marie Maines (Provided photo)

Mabel Marie Maines, 86 of Clearfield died Monday, May 13, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of Robert L. Maines of Clearfield for 65 years and whom she married Jan. 10, 1948 in Clearfield.

Born Dec. 7, 1926 in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Aldean (Hildebrandt) McCartney.

Mrs. Maines was a member of St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Clearfield.  She was a graduate of the St.FrancisSchool in 1946. 

She volunteered at both the St.FrancisSchool and the Marian House.  She was a member of the Rosary and Alter Societies at St. Francis Church and enjoyed reading.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two sons and three daughters, Greg L. Maines and his wife, Patricia of Holiday, FL; Sandra M. Griffin and her husband, Phil of Greenwood, SC; Robert M. Maines of Delaware, OH; Nancy K. Hathaway and her husband, Dr. Joe of Hathaway, FL; and Amy M. Krchnak and her husband, Mark of Clearfield; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; her extended family, Jim and Jeanie Jacobs and family; and one, sister, Mary Catherine Thompson, NY.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, William Paul Maines and four brothers, John, Tom, Ken and Paul McCartney.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Clearfield, with Msgr. H. Desmond McGee as celebrant.  A time to share memories and have an opportunity to view will be from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, 312 E. Locust St., Clearfield, where a vigil will be held at 3:45 p.m. and from 9 a.m. -9:30 a.m. Friday for procession to the church for Mass.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church Endowment Fund, 212 S. Front St., Clearfield, PA16830.

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