2011-06-11 / Obituaries

Ida A. Mahel

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ida A. Mahel, 79, of Baltimore, was held June 4, 2011, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Linda Ward as celebrant. Burial followed at Union Evangelical Cemetery, Baltimore.

Ida passed early Wednesday, June 1, 2011, in Columbus, following an brief illness. She was born May 27, 1932, in Roxboro, PA, the daughter of the late John and Ida (Miller) Smith. One of 11 children, she was a homemaker, great cook and devoted wife, mother and outstanding grandmother. She truly lived for her family.

She is survived by her loving family: her husband, Emmet, whom she married on July 10, 1954; her children, Rex (Sheri) Mahel of Columbus, Vickie (Dickie) Dailey of Greenback, TN, and Valerie Mahel of Columbus; her four grandchildren, Cory, Tyler, Kendra and Kirsten; her sister, Mary Newberry of Roxboro, PA; and her brothers, Bill Smith of Chalfont, PA, and Chuck Smith of Webster, N.Y.

An online guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com.

The family has expressed that memorials in her memory be directed to the Salvation Army.

Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Mahel family.

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