Ann M. Badger, 86, of New Castle passed away the evening of Friday, June 30, 2017, at the Grove in New Wilmington.
Ann was born on Feb. 25, 1931, in New Castle to the late Joseph and Margaret Nicholson Heaney.
She was a 1949 graduate of New Castle High School.
On Dec. 1, 1951, she married Clinton "Jake" Badger, who passed away on July 29, 2011.
She was a member of Mary, Mother of Hope Parish, where she also participated in the Ladies Guild.
Ann was formerly employed by Bell Telephone as an operator and also at G.C. Murphy as a sales clerk. She later worked in the office of Rep. Thomas J. Fee, as a secretary for many years. Ann was formerly employed at the Lawrence County Courthouse in voter registration.
Surviving are her daughter, Wendy Badger of New Castle; three sons, Joseph Badger and his wife, Ann, of New Wilmington, James Badger and his wife, Joyce, of New Castle, and Jeffrey Badger and his wife, Jai, of Grove City; her sister, Mary Smith of New Castle; nine grandchildren, Joanna, Bethanie, Lindsay, Kaitlin, James, Christina, Jesse, Justin and Chase; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Ann was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph M. Heany; her granddaughter, Cynthia; and her great-granddaughter, Katlyn.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. 111 W. Falls St.
A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday for St. Mary's Church, 124 N. Beaver St., New Castle, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by the Rev. Frank Almade, pastor.
Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Published on  July 2, 2017