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Edna Neelon obituary – Boyertown, PA

EDNA MARIE NEELON, 68, OF BOYERTOWN Edna “Mom-Mom” Marie Neelon, 68, of Boyertown, formerly of Norristown, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Thomas James and Thelma Louise (Forpal) Neelon. Edna was kind-hearted and always wanted to care for those in need. She was a devout Catholic and belonged to St. Columbkill Roman Catholic Church in Boyertown. Edna also loved caring for and rescuing cats. Surviving are her daughter Ruth L. Neelon; son Kenneth T. Neelon, husband of Melissa, and Christopher M. Neelon; grandchildren Ashlee and Tessa Brown, Amber, Emily, Zoey, Reiley and Angelina Neelon, Kelly Malinowski and Derrick McGruder; and sister Donna Kelly. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Columbkill Roman Catholic Church, 200 Indian Spring Rd., Boyertown, PA 19512 with Fr. Marty Kern performs. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Norristown. Visitation will be held Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s memory to St. Columbkill Roman Catholic Church at the above address; Montgomery County SPCA, 1059 Sweisford Rd., Perkiomenville, PA 18074; National Center for Padre Pio, Inc., 2213 Old Route 100, Barto, PA 19504; or to the Neelon family. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com