Letetia "Tish"'s Story

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Letetia "Tish" E. Lyon, 86, of Slippery Rock Township passed away the morning of Jan. 14, 2018, at her residence.
Born Nov. 30, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Golda Mae Sallmen Moon.
Letetia was preceded in death by her former husband, Freeman D. Aller, on Feb. 4, 2014, and her second husband, Walter L. Lyon, who preceded her in death on May 17, 1994.
Letetia attended school in New Castle. She worked as a custodian for YDC for 10 years, Laurel High School for 10 years and more recently was self employed as a home health care worker for the last several years. "Mamaw" took care of her boys, Landon, CJ, Adam, Joey, Nate, Brandon and Nicklas.
She enjoyed camping, riding motorcycles, dancing, shooting pool and water skiing. She was an excellent cook. She loved her church, her American Legion VFW, but most of all she loved her children and grandchildren.
Letetia is survived by three daughters, Pam Rickel, Debbie Lohr and Bonnie Aller, all of New Castle; three stepdaughters, Jo Braatz of Fredonia, Pa., Jacqueline Hohmann of Slippery Rock, Township and Kelly Kline of New Castle; three sons, Ron Aller of Hookstown Pa, Kenny Aller and Tracy Aller, both of New Castle; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Along with her parents and both husbands, Letetia was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Moon and Geraldine Swope; one brother, Harry R. Moon; one granddaughter, Michelle Lohr; and one grandson, Josh Hohmann.
The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Oakpointe Christian Center, 885 Harbor Edinburg Road, New Castle, Pa. 16101. Immediately following visitation, a memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. with Pastor Abel Robles and Rev. Jon Paul Robles officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to New Castle Hospice, 3307 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pa. 16101.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on January 16, 2018
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