Mary T. Zelehoski, 83, of Elk Towers, St. Marys, and formerly of Johnsonburg, died Monday morning, March 28, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 10, 1927, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Ambrose and Susan Auman Fledderman.
She married Chester L. Zelehoski on Aug. 12, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1966.
She resided in St. Marys for the past several years and had lived in Johnsonburg for over 50 years. She was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1945.
She was a member of Holy Rosary Church, the Rolfe Sportsmen's Club, and the Johnsonburg Senior Center. She had worked at the Oasis Restaurant in Ridgway for 12 years.
She is survived by a son, Richard "Rick" Zelehoski and his wife Joan of Johnsonburg; three grandchildren, Heather, Zachary and Zane Zelehoski; two great-grandchildren, Alexia Maze and Mason Gordon; two brothers, Arthur Fledderman of St. Marys and Ronald Fledderman and his wife Rose of Corpus Christi, Texas; and two sisters, Grace Stump of Johnsonburg and Jean, Mrs. Ronald Stanish of Hollywood, Fla.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, George Fledderman; and a sister, Belle Haberberger.
Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Mary T. Zelehoski to be conducted at Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg on Friday at 10 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. David J. Wilson, pastor.
There will be no visitation.
Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery and will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg.