Mary Ann Porter Crouse Mitchell, age 72, died at her home, 8967 Main Street, McKean, PA on Saturday, September 19, 2009 after an short illness. Born in Union City, PA on June 5, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Sheridan G. Porter and Clara E. Clark Porter. She had lived in McKean since 1966. Following graduation from Cambridge Springs High School in 1955, she worked for the GTE and Verizon telephone companies for 20 years.
Mitchell, Mary Ann Porter CrouseMary Ann was preceded in death by her first husband – William R. Crouse in 1971 and her second husband – William D. Mitchell in 1997. She was further preceded in death by a step daughter – Linda Ann Crouse and her son, Scott Crouse. Family surviving Mary Ann include a son – Rod Crouse and his wife, Kathy of Cambridge Springs; three foster sons – Bill Condon and his wife, Clarita; Phillip Condon and his wife, Barbara; and Michael Condon and his wife, Jackie, all of Erie; and two step children – Shannon Baldock and Ryan Mitchell. Also two sisters-in-law – Jackie Machacek and Nancy Rea; two brothers-in-law – Gerald Mitchell and Ricky Mitchell; and a grandson – Chris Crouse. In addition, several foster grandchildren, cousins, and very special friends survive.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 with Reverend Barbara English, pastor of the McKean United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Erie County Memorial Gardens. The family wishes to extend gratitude to the Regional Cancer Center, 2500 West 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505 and the Visiting Nurses Association, 2253 West Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16506 where donations in Mary Ann’s name may be made in lieu of flowers.