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Ethel Mae Haney, 91

January 12, 2012

Ethel Mae Haney, 91, of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born June 11, 1920, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late John T. and Elizabeth (Molnar) Vadasy. 

Sept. 23, 1936, she married Vincent L. Haney, who survives, of Punxsutawney.  They were married for 75 years.

Mrs. Haney attended the Cloe United Methodist Church.  She worked for the former Adrian Hospital and Rosenthal Dress Shop. 

She loved crosswords, bingo, music, reading and dancing.

In addition to her husband, surviving relatives include four sons, Jeffery L. Haney and wife Diane of Youngstown Ohio, William A. Haney of Houston, Texas, Vincent K. “Keith” Haney of Punxsutawney, and Brian K. Haney and wife Linda of Indiana; two daughters, Sandra E. Farcus of Rossiter, and Beverly A. Davis of Punxsutawney and special friend, Richard J. Heitzer of Baltimore, Md.; eight grandchildren, Gerald Farcus, Gary Farcus, Karen Farcus, Kevin Haney, Sherri Haney, Melissa Trabert, Andrew Haney and Lindsay Haney; seven great-grandchildren, Davin Carulli, Lilly Farcus, Brady Flowers, Haleigh Trabert, Sarima Wai-Ogouso, Tara Farcus, Mandy Rosenberger; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeff Haney; four brothers, William Vadasy, Robert Vadasy, John Vadasy and Emery “Jimmy” Vadasy;  and six sisters, Elizabeth Caperell, Lydia Wolf, Helen Sarotte, Ester Forsythe, Katherine Harp and Julie Richards.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. 

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at the funeral home with Rev. Paul Thompson officiating.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Haney’s name to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.

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