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Elizabeth "Lib" Fee, 99, of Union Township passed away peacefully Easter morning, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in New Castle.
Mrs. Fee was born on June 5, 1917, in New Castle, one of 13 children to the late John W. and Elizabeth Knight Hartzell.
She was a lifelong area resident and attended Union Schools.
A homemaker, Lib dedicated her life to her family and keeping a beautiful home.
She was a member of Mary, Mother of Hope Parish, St, Mary's Church.
Lib enjoyed crafting and line dancing. She loved cooking for her family and cherished the time she spent with them, particularly her grandchildren.
Her husband of 65 years, James J. Fee, whom she married on July 18, 1935, preceded her in death on July 30, 2000.
Surviving are four daughters, Edrie M. Busin and her husband, Joseph, of New Wilmington, and Patricia A. Rogan, Germaine M. Fee and Lynda L. Junkin, all of New Castle; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lib was preceded in death by five sisters and seven brothers.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for St. Mary's Church, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by the Rev. Frank D. Almade, pastor.
Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, New Castle.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on April 16, 2017
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