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Mabel A. TitusMabel A. Titus, 90, of Templeton, PA, formerly of Kittanning, PA, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 20, 1922 in North Buffalo Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, to Ralph R. and Ida May (Roudybush) Boney.
Mabel lived in Kittanning most of her life and moved to Templeton in 1995. She married William L. Titus on December 9, 1941, and they enjoyed 19 years of marriage until his passing on February 23, 1961. Mabel took pleasure in caring for her family and home, and also liked working in her beautiful flower gardens. She was a member of Center Hill Church of the Brethren and also participated in the Pinecreek Baptist Church Senior Citizens Group.
Mabel loved being with her family, especially all of her grandchildren. Cooking and baking were two of her many talents, and her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren will never forget the special dishes she lovingly made for them. Mabel's baked beans, vegetable soup and always-perfect "Divinity Fudge" will be forever remembered by her family and friends.
She will be deeply missed by her son, William J. "Bill" Titus and wife, Barbara, of Dayton, PA; daughters, Shirley Walker and husband, Randall, of Kittanning, Frances Walbert, of Templeton, Connie Gabler and husband, Jerry, of Galion, OH, Carol Wolford and husband, Ray, of Youngstown, OH, and Karen Titus, of New Bethlehem; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd Boney and wife, Donna, of Kittanning, Ralph W. Boney, of Jacksonville, FL, and Norman Boney and wife, Shirley, of Fairborn, OH; and sisters, Martha Gray and husband, Kenneth, of Erie, Carrie Dunn and husband, Robert, of Kittanning, Ida Mae Murphy and husband, James, of Reading, CA, and Mary Fair and husband, Lonnie, of Ohio.
Mabel was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, William L. Titus; one infant son; grandchildren, Kevin Brink and Julie Priester; step-grandson, Clayton E. Walbert; brothers, Robert W. Boney, Frank Boney, James R. Boney; sisters, Ruth Baum and Edith Shields; and son-in-law, James Walbert.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 515 N. McKean Street, Kittanning, PA.
Additional visitation will be held from 12 PM until the time of funeral services at 1 PM at the funeral home, on Saturday, May 4, 2013, with the Rev. Geoff Reppard officiating.
Burial will be in Pinecreek Baptist Cemetery, Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
Memorial contributions may be given to Grane Hospice, 105 Gamma Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15238.
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