Mildred Louise “Weezie” Caldwell 91, a resident of Ridgeview Elder Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at the center.
Born April 20, 1922 in Grampian, she was the daughter of Ord and Kathleen (Quigley) Hess. She was a homemaker and a graduate of Clearfield Area High School. She was a member of the St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville, as well as the Altar and Rosary Society of the church.
On Nov. 22, 1941 at St. Bonaventure’s Roman Catholic Church in Grampian, she wed Keith B. Caldwell, who survives along with four children, Kathleen Kramer and her husband, Jack of Newfield, NY; Keith Michael Caldwell and his wife, Annette of Punxsutawney;; David Neil Caldwell and his wife, Lucinda of Bells Landing; and Mark A. Caldwell and his wife, Gloria of Cherry Corner; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, SueEllen Garvey, and three sisters, Eleanor “Honey” Caldwell, Jane Taylor and Helen McCracken. She was the last member of her generation.
Funeral services for Mrs. Caldwell will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville, with the Rev. Father Mark J. Mastrian officiating. Burial will be in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Grampian.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of services Friday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to either the Fighting Blindness Foundation, 7168 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21046 or the Community Care Group of Ridgeview Elder Care, 30 Fourth Ave., Curwensville, PA 16833.
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.