Mary M. Mueller

Mary M. Mueller, 77, Altoona, died Monday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness.

She was born in Curtin, daughter of the late Samuel and Ruth (Hite) Gill. She married Melvin J. Mueller on June 18, 1955; he preceded her in death in 1987.

Surviving are a son, Anthony M. of Altoona; two daughters: Darlene M. and Christine M. of Altoona; two brothers: George Gill and wife, Betty Jean, and Sam Gill and wife, Gail, of Hollidaysburg; a sister, Ruth Tierney and husband, Thomas, of Hollidaysburg; and a sister-in-law, Bernadette of Altoona.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Melody Ann.

Mary graduated from Hollidaysburg High School. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was previously a volunteer with special education students at McKinley School and at the Altoona Hospital.

Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, by Father Christopher Panagoplos. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.