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Mildred H. Pearson

Jul 23, 2013

Mildred H. Pearson, of Hughesville, formerly of Nordmont, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, of Danville.

She was born in Nordmont, a daughter of the late Harrison W. and Pearl E. Delemator Little. Her husband of 55 years, Lewis E. Pearson, preceded her in death on November 7, 1999.

Mildred was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Nordmont, and retired in 1986 from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier, after having worked there for 19 years. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and looked forward to the annual Pearson reunion. She celebrated her 90th birthday on April 12, 2013, with her family at Orlie’s.

Surviving are four daughters, Jeanne D. (Keith) Hans, of Hughesville, Patsy A. Pearson, of Muncy, June M. (Mike) Farabelli, of Bridgewater, N.J., and Sandra K. (Mark) Tillson, of Montoursville; three sons, Lewis J. “Jim” (Kay) Pearson, of Hughesville, Joseph W. (Donna) Pearson, of Williamsport, and Robert J. (Sue) Pearson, of Muncy; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great- grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mildred was preceded in death by three sisters, Laura Houseknecht, Coleen Hess and Athea Johnson.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Jane L. O’Borski officiating. Burial followed in Cherry Grove Cemetery. Friends called from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.