Anna Pauline Gallagher Aspinall, age 101, of Portersville, peacefully passed away with her family by her side at Concordia, Cabot on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
Born January 29, 1919 in Rose Point Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late William Chalmers and Anna Margaret Wagner Gallagher.
In the late 1930’s, she was a waitress at the former Prior’s Truck Stop in Portersville, where she met her husband of 63 years. She then became a homemaker.
Her greatest love was her family, and she was always looking forward to family reunions. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially watching and feeding the birds and hiking at McConnell Mills with her grandchildren.
Her hobbies were crossword puzzles, playing board games and dominoes with her family.
She is survived by her daughter Pamela K. Aspinall of Portersville, daughter in law Beverly Aspinall of Uniontown, sister in law Sara Lee Hallstein of Grove City, granddaughters Debra (Shawn) Soltis of Belle Vernon and Michele (Jim) Swink of Acme; granddaughter in law Terri Aspinall Isacco of Butler; niece Cindy DeVore; and her nephews the Gallagher boys; eight great grandchildren Wes (Tonya) Aspinall, Erin (Travis) Bellis, Shannon Thompson, Jake Swink, Brian Soltis, Jesse (Kelsie) Swink, Nicholas Soltis, Kaitlyn Soltis; six great great grandchildren Kira Bellis, Tyler Aspinall, Andrew Aspinall, Brady Bellis, Charley Thompson, Brooks Thompson; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other living family members she loved dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Howard Linn Aspinall, who she married on April 16, 1938 and passed away on July 2, 2011; son William Aspinall, who passed away on January 4, 2008, grandson David Aspinall, who passed away on July 10, 2017, four brothers Walter, Roy (Wesley), William, Warren Gallagher, and her sister Betty Weisz.
Private services were held on Saturday, April 25, 2020, with interment at the Rose Point Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Portersville Food Pantry, PO Box 102, Portersville, PA 16051.
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