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Pauline F. Pearson

December 5, 1927 ~ April 7, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Pauline Pearson Obituary

Pauline F. Pearson, 95, of Grove Manor, formerly of Harrisville, passed away peacefully, April 7, 2023.

Pauline was born December 5, 1927 in Gilpin Township, Armstrong County PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul O. and Mariah E. (Klingensmith) Smail.

Pauline graduated from Leechburg High School in 1945. She was married to Clarence “Sam” Pearson for 15 years. Upon moving to the Harrisville area, she began her 32 years of employment at the United Community Hospital formerly the Bashline Memorial Hospital in Grove City as an LPN. Pauline was a natural caregiver and took great pride in her nursing career. With her companion Donald Chutz, she traveled to many places. Her favorite was Hawaii and she was fortunate to make several trips. She was member of the Harmony Presbyterian Church in Harrisville and enjoyed the quilting circle. Pauline was an avid crocheter. Over the years, Pauline has crocheted over 650 blankets to be given away. Her family and others will treasure those blankets.

Loved ones to cherish her memory are her children Carol A. McCann (Robert) of Rock Hill South Carolina, Kay L. Davidson (Edward) of Lothian Maryland and Dean E. (Mary Ellen) Pearson of Harrisville, PA. 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren also survive.

Pauline was welcomed into heaven by her daughter Mary Jo Palmer, her parents and brothers Alfred Smail, Clifford Smail and Homer Smail. Her sisters Catherine Klingensmith and Marion Shearer. Her companion Donald Chutz and former husband Clarenece Pearson.

Family will welcome friends at the Jamison McKinley Funeral Home, 117 North Main Street, Harrisville PA on Sunday, April 16, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.  Funeral services will take place at the funeral home at 4:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Jones officiating from the Harmony Evangelical Presbyterian Church. 

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The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Harmony E.P. Church Quilting Circle, 234 N Main St, Harrisville, PA 16038 or too National MS Society, PO Box #91891, Washington, D.C. 20090‚Äč – 1891, numerous family members of Pauline have been affected by MS and this organization held a dear spot in Pauline’s heart.


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April 16, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home Inc.
117 North Main St. P.O. Box 410
Harrisville, PA 16038

Funeral Service
April 16, 2023

4:00 PM
Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home Inc.
117 North Main St. P.O. Box 410
Harrisville, PA 16038


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