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Mildred Ervin

Mildred B. Ervin, age 99, of Lady Lake, Florida, formerly of Meadville, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, December 25, 2015, at Lady Lake Specialty Care in Lady Lake, Florida.

Born October 5, 1916, in Arbovale, she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Lillie F. Hollen Phillips.

On October 23, 1936, Mildred married Ted W. Ervin; who preceded her in death July 8, 1982.

Mildred was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Meadville, Pennsylvania; and a member of Teepleville United Methodist Church and a member of the Ladies Aid Society in Teepleville, Pennsylvania.

Mildred was a 1934 graduate of Green Bank High School. She retired from Meadville Medical Center in 1979 where she had been employed for 16 years at the former City Hospital Lab and Central Service. From 1942 to 1967 she worked with her husband on their dairy farm in Teepleville, Pennsylvania. Mildred’s hobbies included quilting, crocheting and in her early years, working in her flower garden.

In addition to her parents and her husband of 45 years, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Roxie Mae Arbogast, Ruby Wooddell, Beatrice Smith and Bertha Spencer; and two brothers, Roland Phillips and Lynn Phillips.

She is survived by four children, Beverly Arthur, and husband, Bob, of Vero Beach, Florida, Dr. Joseph L. Ervin, and wife, Carol, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, James K. Ervin, and wife, Marilyn, of The Villages, Florida, and Cheryl Palmiero, and husband, Ken, of Tampa, Florida; seven grandchildren, Michael Fry, Joseph Ervin, Jr., David Ervin, Susan Ervin Woodard, Jim R. Ervin, Jeffrey Palmiero, and Jennifer Palmiero Puleo; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nehpews.

Family will receive friends December 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Funeral service will be December 31 at 11 a.m. at Mizner Funeral Home. Mildred will be laid to rest next to her husband, Ted, in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Vernon Township, Pennsylvania.

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