Posted by on May 27, 2020 6:14 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Marie E. Repella, age 96, of Mahanoy City, died peacefully surrounded by her family Monday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street in Pottsville.

Born in Boston Run she was the daughter of the late John and Elsie (Hulsman) Hanlon.

She was a 1941 graduate of Mahanoy Township High School and had been employed by Woolworth’s for 41 years.

She was a member of St. Teresa of Calcutta Church in Mahanoy City, the former St. Magdalene Society and the Mahanoy City Senior Citizens.

She enjoyed playing BINGO and visiting the casinos.

Preceding her in death were her husband Andrew in 1989, 5 sisters Anne Youch, Gertrude Soult, Elizabeth Kufro, Rose Jones and Kathryn Salmon and 3 brothers John and James Hanlon and William Herrity.

The last member of her immediate family she is survived by 2 daughters Debra Ann Fegley of Shenandoah and Ann Marie Mummey and her husband David of Mahanoy City as well as many nieces and nephews.

Due to the current health situation, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher from St. Teresa of Calcutta Church in Mahanoy City. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Mahanoy Township.

Contributions in her name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o 614 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City would be appreciated by the family.

Please sign the guest book at David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements.

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