Miriam Tau, age 88, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Rolling Fields, Conneautville. She had been a resident there since December 0f 2007. Born on April 5, 1924 in Red Jacket, WV, she was the only child of the late Clinton Bloss and Virginia Smith Bloss. On March 25, 1949 she married Paul S. Tau and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2011. Following her marriage, she worked for several years at North West Rural Electric Association in Cambridge Springs as a clerk. She was an excellent home maker, enjoying cooking, sewing, and gardening . She enjoyed interaction she had with the children enrolled at the Rolling Fields day care program. Miriam was active with the New Beginnings Church in Meadville.

Tau, MiriamMiriam is survived by four daughters – Judy Pavlik and her husband, Tom of Meadville; Peggy Burline and her husband, Jay of Easton, WA; Virginia Mook and her husband, Jim of Magnolia, OH; and Paula Tau of Lake Wales, FL; nine grandchildren – Jason and his wife, Mary Pavlik; Amy Agredano and her husband, Eric ; Christopher, Michael, Melissa, and Emily Burline; and Jessey, Justyn, and Jaymee Mook; four great grandsons – Paul and Nathan Pavlik, and Evan and Andrew Agredano.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held there on Saturday at 10:00. Officiating is Reverend Harold Ferraro and Reverend Temple Jarrell, pastors of New Beginnings Church of Meadville. Burial will be in Venango Cemetery.