Madeline E. Stitt

August 18, 1937 ~ April 30, 2018 (age 80)

Madeline E. Stitt, 80, of Chicora died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Shadyside Hospital surrounded by her family, after a brief illness.

Born August 18, 1937 Cadogan, Armstrong Co., she was the daughter of Mark P. and Florence E. (Walker) Lehner.

On August 24, 1957, Madeline married Ronald E. Stitt, he survives.

Madeline worked for Alltel Phone Company in Kittanning for 21 years as the mail room clerk.  She spent a large part of her life providing comfort and attention for those family members closest to her, always being sure they were cared for.

Madeline was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Bradys Bend where she was always volunteering.  She sang in the choir for many years, taught CCD when her kids were young and worked the annual Lenten fish dinners. 

Madeline enjoyed sewing and baking; especially pies and could always be found at her children and grandchildren’s various activities and events.


She is survived by her husband; Ronald Stitt of Chicora, 1 daughter; Amy (Michael) Zanot of Butler and 1 son; Daniel Stitt of Chicora.

2 grandchildren; Michael (Danielle) Stitt of Chicora and Hillary Stitt of East Brady, 3 great-grandchildren; Liam, Jax and Gabe Stitt, and 1 sister; Mary Lou Kinkela of Bradys Bend.

Madeline was preceded in death by her parents, 1 infant son; David, her daughter -in-law Donna and 1 grandson, Joshua Stitt.


Friends of Madeline E. Stitt will be received 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, May 4, 2018 at Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 707 Kellys Way, East Brady, PA 16028

A Parish Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 PM Friday in the Funeral Home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church with Rev. John Butler officiating.

Committal Services and Burial will follow in St. Eusebius Cemetery.

The Stitt Family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Chicora Ambulance Service PO Box F, Chicora, PA 16025

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