|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1910|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 2011|
Erie Times-News on July 7, 2011:
Olive Showalter McDonald
Mother Of Fourteen Olive Showalter McDonald, 100 of Girard,Erie,co,pa, the last descendent of the Showalter generation, died Tuesday July 5, 2011 at Pleasant Ridge Manor.
She was born December 11, 1910 in Kearney, Pa.
a daughter of the late Fred and Anna Thomas Showalter. Olive was raised and educated in Bedford County, where she resided until 1952. She moved to Girard and worked for 13 1/2 years at the Girard Tannery and later worked at the Girard Dinor for 18 1/2 years.
As a young girl she attended the Brethren in Christ Church in Bedford County.
Her greatest joy in life was her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. McDonald, whom she married on April 5, 1926 in McConnellsburg, Pa.; a son, Bernard McDonald; a daughter, Evelyn Carr; four sisters, eight brothers; four grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
She is survived by six daughters, Norma Sanders Scalise and her husband, Harmon of Girard, Sarah Iola Lawrence of Conneaut, Ohio, Esther Rea and her husband, Jay of Toledo, Ohio, Eleanor Steinle and her husband, Charles of East Springfield, Methel Taylor of Las Vegas, Nev., and Wanda Black and her husband, Richard of Girard; six sons, Roy McDonald and his wife, Doris of Cranesville, Lewis McDonald and his friend Russie Tewell, John McDonald Jr. and his wife, Gail, Guy McDonald and his wife, Mary, Percy McDonald and his wife, Norma, all of Girard, and Delmas McDonald and his wife, Flo of Dixon, Mo;
and 80 great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Daniel R. Edder Funeral Home,Girard. Services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Girard Alliance Church, 229 Rice Avenue, Girard. Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
Fred Showalter (1876 - 1953)
Annie L Thomas Showalter (1884 - 1943)
John C. McDonald (1904 - 1953)*
Bernard McDonald (1942 - 1995)*
Roy Showalter (1903 - 1980)*
Verna S Showalter Steele (1906 - 1974)*
Frank Showalter (1907 - 1907)*
Lena G Showalter Dodson (1909 - 1978)*
Olive Showalter McDonald (1910 - 2011)
Fred Showalter (1913 - 1979)*
Ethel Showalter (1914 - 1914)*
Glenn M Showalter (1917 - 1946)*
Carl Leo Showalter (1920 - 2003)*
Arthur R. Showalter (1927 - 2003)*
Created by: Beverly Sprowl Teibel
Record added: Jul 07, 2011
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