Mary Clites

Mary Ann Clites, 82, of Bobtown, Pa., died at 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation, in Waynesburg, Pa.   She was born December 19, 1935, in Vestaburg, Pa., a daughter of the late Michael and Ann (Mattie) Gregor.

Mrs. Clites resided in Bobtown most of her life, where she was a member of the St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish.  She enjoyed dancing, cooking and baking for her family. On March 7, 1953, she married Robert Lee Clites, who died January 12, 1975.

The family of Mary Ann Clites is in deep sorrow and is mourning the loss of their beloved mother. With grace and dignity, she struggled and suffered for many years, never complaining, as a result of an automobile accident. Through this journey, she continued to be the source of strength and the rock of our family. Praise and glory to God for blessing us with Mary Ann as our mother.

Although deeply saddened, we are joyful that she is with the Lord and our sister Lois. May she have eternal happiness and rest in peace. We will always be grateful and appreciative of her devotion of love, sacrifice, and dedication to us. Mom, you will forever be in our hearts and continue to be an inspiration until we meet again.

Surviving are three sons, Robert Clites and his wife, Renee, of Greensboro, Pa., David M. Clites, of Bobtown and Bruce E. Clites and his wife, Christine, of Greensboro; a daughter, Linda M. Monica and her husband, Joe, of Ruff Creek, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, Beverly Lusk and her husband, Brian, Sarah Clites, Bobby Clites, Joey Clites, Celine Monica, Joey Monica, Brittany Clites, David Clites, Bruce Clites and Dominque Clites; three great-grandchildren, Riley Lusk, Reagan Lusk and Tyler Clites; a brother, William Gregor, of Blackwood, N. J.; two sisters, Florence McDivitt, of Lindenwood, N.J. and Pauline Jester, of San Diego  and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased are a daughter, Lois Ann Clites, who died May 20, 1996; a brother, James Gregor; two sisters, Isabella Archer and Nancy Gregor and two half brothers, Mike Gregor and John Gregor.

Family and friends are welcome  in the Yoskovich Funeral Home in Carmichaels, Pa., from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 13. There will be a vigil service held at 6 p.m.   A blessing service will be held at the Yoskovich Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 14. A  Mass of the Resurrection will follow  at St. Hugh Roman Catholic Church, in Carmichaels, Pa., at 10 a.m.  with the Rev. J. Francis Frazer as celebrant.  Interment will follow at Laurel Point Cemetery, in Carmichaels, Pa.


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