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Mattie Pauline Galford Holsinger

January 24, 1926 ~ June 21, 2021 (age 95)


Mattie Pauline Galford Holsinger, 95, of Pinecrest Manor, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA formerly of Emporium, PA died at Pinecrest Manor on Monday morning (June 21, 2021). She was born January 24, 1926 in Marlinton, West Virginia a daughter of the late Reed and Mary Hamrick Gay.

Mattie married her first husband, Dennie Galford, on April 2, 1942. He died January 26, 1976. On January 20, 1978 she married Robert Holsinger who died Nov. 25, 1987.

Mattie worked at Sylvania for 27 years and then at Olivett's Market for 27 years. Mattie was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by a son, Frank R. Galford, Emporium; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husbands Mattie was preceded in death by two sons, Douglas Lynn & Stephen Galford; sister, Letta Baker and brother, Sam Gay.

There will be No Visitation. Memoril Service will be at the Faith Baptist Church, 982 Rich Valley Road, Emporium, PA on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Mr. Robert Spaeth officiating. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA

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Memorial Service

Faith Baptist Church
982 Rich Valley Rd
Emporium, PA 15834

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