MIFFLINTOWN - Mildred F. McNett, of Mifflintown, formerly of Waynesburg, died Tuesday Dec. 25, 2012, at her home, which she shared with her daughter, Cristy, and son-in-law, Rich, who were her caregivers for the past three years.
She was born Nov. 6, 1927, in Metz, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Stantford Price and Eva Lee Byard Price.
On March 30, 1946, she married Virgil I. McNett, who died Aug. 18, 1971.
Mildred F. McNett
Mrs. McNett received her accounting degree from Penn Commercial School in 1988.
In her early years, Mildred worked as a buyer for the J.C. Penney Co. and after moving to Waynesburg worked at Greenway Manufacturing, in Waynesburg. She later worked in card merchandising for American Greeting.
While living in Waynesburg, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mildred enjoyed camping, gardening and sewing, but her greatest love was the time spent with her grandchildren and family.
Mildred had a smile that could light up a room. In her quiet moments, Mildred took pleasure in reading and tending her flower gardens.
Surviving are: a daughter, Cristy (Rich) Yoders of Mifflintown, with whom she had made her home; three sons, Dennis (Johnna) McNett, of Carmichaels, Jeffrey McNett (Tammy), of Mather, and Darin (Crystal) McNett , of Waynesburg; 11 grandchildren, Chassity White, Tanya Hamilton, Janelle White, Eva Nowaskey, and Zeb, Natalie, Virgil Robert, Allen, Brian, Keith and Joshua McNett; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Deceased are: an infant daughter, Donna Sue McNett; five brothers, Curtis, Armin, Burl and Juniour Price and Kenneth Efaw; and four sisters, DeEtta Price, Lillian Scott, Neva Price and Martha Price.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec.29, 2012, with the Rev. William Sukolsky officiating. Burial will be held in Greene County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to Rosenbaum Family House WVU Hospital, P.O. Box 82281 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506, or Home Nursing Agency Foundation-Hospice, 201 Chestnut Ave, P.O. Box 352, Altoona, PA 16603.
Condolences may be offered online at www.behmfh.com.