Ida Mae (Notaro) Sechan

January 10, 1928 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 90)

Ida Mae Sechan, age 90, of Portersville, PA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, passed away peacefully Saturday evening at her residence with her family by her side.

Born January 10, 1928 in Erie, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Virginia Angerett Notaro.

She was a member of St Christopher At The Lake Roman Catholic Church in Prospect.

Along with her husband, she owned and operated Robert Sechan Trucking, Sechan Limestone Industries, Lake Arthur Estates, and Beau-Chuck Contracting, Inc. all located in Pennsylvania and the Sechan Reality, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

She enjoyed her family time, all of her grandchildren, and loved her dogs, especially Coco.  She enjoyed boating, watching Lifetime movies, shopping trips with her family, being outside and caring for her many beautiful flower beds.  She was known throughout the town for her Holiday decorations, and will be remembered for her love of music and dancing. 

She is survived by her loving family, her son and his wife Robert John and Patricia L. Sechan of Fort Lauderdale, Fl;  grandchildren Robert John (Jennifer) of New Canaan, CT, Tiffany (Michael) Sechan-Timoney of Saratoga Springs, NY, Shannon (William) Sechan-White of Cleveland, OH, great grandchildren Jordan Robert Sechan, Lauren Mae Sechan, Brandon Andrew Sechan, Meghan Sophia Sechan; daughter in laws Sandra Hart Pettit of Washington, Pa and Michelina Sechan of Florida, sister in laws Lucille Skrak of Prospect and Janet Notaro of Florida, numerous nieces and nephews, and her niece Rosanne McLaughlin of Prospect, who worked in the family business with her for over 45 years.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Carl Sechan, whom she married August 31, 1945 and who passed away July 18, 2012; son Charles Joseph Sechan, grandson Brian Charles Sechan, siblings Charles Notaro and John Notaro, and daughter in law Patricia S. Sechan.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.  Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, 11am at the St. Christoper at the lake Roman Catholic Church, Prospect, with Father Joseph Feltz, officiating.

A blessing and committal service will be Friday, July 6, 2018 at 1pm in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Mausoleum, North Lauderdale, FL.

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