Wilma Showden Obituary

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Wilma O Showden

May 28, 1925 - February 10, 2012
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Wilma O. Showden, 86, of Clearfield, PA passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Clearfield Hospital. She was born on May 28, 1925, in Oak Hill, PA, a daughter of the late Clyde and Levina (Moore) Heichel. Wilma had worked as a waitress at the Dimeling Coffee Shop and the Clearfield Elks. She was Methodist by faith. Wilma is survived by two daughters, Judith Ann Sass of Chardon, OH and Joyce Marie Leigey and her husband Raymond of Clearfield, PA; five grandchildren, Joan Ransdel and her husband Brett, Diane Mullins and her husband Rick, David Sass, Robert Leigey and his wife Mandy, and Rebecca Hynd and her husband Alex; six...
Wilma O. Showden, 86, of Clearfield, PA passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Clearfield Hospital.

She was born on May 28, 1925, in Oak Hill, PA, a daughter of the late Clyde and Levina (Moore) Heichel.

Wilma had worked as a waitress at the Dimeling Coffee Shop and the Clearfield Elks.

She was Methodist by faith.

Wilma is survived by two daughters, Judith Ann Sass of Chardon, OH and Joyce Marie Leigey and her husband Raymond of Clearfield, PA; five grandchildren, Joan Ransdel and her husband Brett, Diane Mullins and her husband Rick, David Sass, Robert Leigey and his wife Mandy, and Rebecca Hynd and her husband Alex; six great-grandchildren, Anthony Meade, Alex Sass, Erin Mullins, Kelly Mullins, Allyson Mullins and Weylin Leigey; four sisters-in-law, Dorothy Luzier, Vera Louise Smith, Martha Showden, all of Clearfield and Ruth Heichel of Virginia; also numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John L. Showden, whom she married on November 14, 1942 and who passed away on November 6, 2004; and a son-in-law, Gary Sass. She was the last surviving member of her generation, having been preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Mark Brower officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde, PA.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until the our of services.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Clearfield Foundation for Health Hospice, P.O. Box 992, Clearfield, PA 16830, or to the , 26 South Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.

To send an online tribute, go to www.bennettandhouser.com or www.mem.com.

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