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Mildred Ann (Holmes) Dechman

May 19, 1927 — August 17, 2022


Mildred Ann (Holmes) Dechman, 95, of Josephine died at home on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, after a brief illness.

The daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Popiesz) Halmes, she was born May 19, 1927, in Coral, PA.

Mildred grew up in Coral and then moved to Josephine after marrying her husband, John. There they raised their family and grew old together. Mildred was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.

She is survived by her three children: Ann Marie of Blairsville, John Jr., of Blairsville, and Theodore (Ted) of Josephine; siblings Dorothy Halmes, Indiana, and William (Bill) Holmes and wife Marge, Coral; sister-in-law Patricia (Pat) Halmes, Blairsville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 2019 and by siblings Joseph Holmes, Teresa Yancy, Agnes Vresilovic, Edward Halmes, and John (Jack) Halmes

There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 20, at 11 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Coral Site, with The Reverend John A. Pavlik, OFM Cap officiating.  Interment will follow in the St. Francis Cemetery, Coral.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and aides of Indiana VNA Hospice for their support at this difficult time.

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Service Schedule

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Assumption, Coral Site

, Coral, PA 15731

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