Born March 30, 1935 in Millerstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Agnes A. (Poston) Christy Sr.
Ethel worked for the United States Postal Service and was a proud and active member of APWU. She retired from the Pittsburgh Bulk Mail Center in Warrendale on April 1, 2000. Mrs. Daly was affiliated with Millerstown United Methodist Church. She loved genealogy, reading, bowling, attending Pirate games, watching football, riding merry-go-rounds, knitting, gardening, sunbathing, traveling, helping people, and most of all playing with her great grandchildren. She loved life.
Ethel was the beloved wife of 58 years to Joseph F. Daly Sr.; beloved mother to daughter – Gloria Mae (Daly) Wolfe of Zelienople, PA and son – Joseph F. Daly Jr. of Franklin, PA; loving grandmother to two beautiful granddaughters – Shana D. Glover of Zelienople and Melinee O. Dominguez of North Carolina. Ethel will be deeply missed by her three great grandchildren – Owen A. Glover and- Franchesca & Katlyn Dominguez.
She is also survived by 2 brothers – Elmer Christy of Fawn Township, PA and Charles Christy of California and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. Also a very good friend of the family, Janet Wigton of Ellwood City, whom Ethel kept very close to her heart.
She was preceded in death her youngest son, Timothy E. Daly and two brothers – Merle J. Christy and William E. Christy Jr.
Friends will be received on Friday February 10, 2012 from 2-4 and 7- 9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.
Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10:00 am with Rev. Richard C. Nero officiating.
A private family burial will be held in the Mt. Airy Cemetery in Natrona Heights.