Mildred M. Blaker Obituary

Mildred M. Blaker

Retired from Mt. Morris Post Office

Mildred M. Blaker, 93, of Mt. Morris R.D.1, died at 6:50 a.m. Monday, November 23, 1998, at home, following a brief illness.

She was born July 13, 1905, in Brock, a daughter of Francis Marion and Elizabeth Fox Wade.

Mrs. Blaker lived her entire life in Greene County and was a graduate of Clay-Battelle High School.

She was a member of Valley Chapel United Methodist Church, where for many years she served as pianist and taught junior Sunday school class.

For 18 1/2 years, she worked at Mt. Morris Post Office, retiring in 1975.

On February 21, 1923, she married Willis G. Blaker Sr., who died January 21, 1979.

Surviving are a son, Willis G. "Jerry" Blaker Jr. of Mt. Morris R.D.1; two grandchildren, Pamela Sue Blaker and Willis G. "Jay" Blaker III; and several nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her immediate family.

Deceased are three sisters, Artie Renner, Virgie Nine and one who died in infancy; and two brothers, Earl and Dewey F. Wade.

BLAKER - Friends of Mildred M. Blaker of Mt. Morris R.D.1, who died Monday, November 23, 1998, will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, and from noon until 1 p.m., the time of services, Wednesday, November 25, in Valley Chapel United Methodist Church, Brock, with the Revs. Joseph Weaver and Kathy Higgins officiating. Burial in Claughton Cemetery, Whiteley Township.

Greene County Observer-Reporter, November 24, 1998 (Greene County, PA)

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