2009-05-14 / Obituaries

Evelyn M. Mort

Hustontown, 96

Evelyn M. Mort, 96, Hustontown, Pa., died Thursday evening, May 7, 2009, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg, Pa.

Born February 14, 1913, in Taylor Township, Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Grace (Cook) Brant. She was married to Mervin "Boots" Mort on December 2, 1931. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1983.

She is survived by a son, Wayne Mort, Hustontown, and a daughter, Ferne Mellott, also of Hustontown; four granddaughters: Nina Mellott, Trudy Gelvin, Rhonda Black and Sherri Fleck; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Harry "Dick" Brant, Harrisonville; and two sisters: Lena Bergstresser, Shirley Home, Shirleysburg, and Ferne Vensel, Bedford, Pa.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Jean Mort; a son, Larry R. Mort; one granddaughter, Diane Cutshall; and a brother, Merrill Brant.

She was a member of Clear Ridge United Methodist Church, Hustontown, Pa.

She was also a member of the Hustontown Senior Citizens group and the ladies auxiliary to the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co.

A homemaker, she also worked as a cook at various local restaurants and was last employed at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was the last surviving member of the Class of 1931 at Hustontown High School.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2009, at the M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown. Pastor Mike Baumgardner and Pastor Chris Elliott officiated. Interment was made in Clear Ridge Cemetery, Hustontown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clear Ridge United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Brown, 2859 North Clear Ridge Road, Hustontown, PA 17229 or to the Hustontown Area Vol. Fire Co., P. O. Box 537, Hustontown, PA 17229.

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