On Sunday, August 2, 2020, Karen Lea (Heckathorn) Mellott, age 57, of New castle, PA, was called home to her Lord and Savior at UPMC Jameson. She was born in Plain Grove, PA on May 17, 1963 to the late Sara Peterson and Benjamin Heckathorn.
Karen is survived by her children, Sarajane (Gregory) French of Everett, WA, Melany Silvis, Tyler Mellott, both of New Castle, PA; grandsons, Stephen Hawes, Roan Reighert; siblings, Marjorie (Richard) McNulty, Ronald (Paula) Heckathorn, George Heckathorn, Allan Houston; step-granchildren Austin, Madison, Cameron Mellott; lifelong and best friend, Steve Hamond.
Besides her parents, Karen was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Mellott Sr.; son, William Hollingsworth and stepson, Raymond Mellott Jr.
Karen's life passions were playing bingo while enjoying a cold Pepsi and spending time with her grandchildren. She attended church at the Salvation Army of New Castle and enjoyed her charity work, ringing bells, to raise funds that supply Christmas gifts for needy families.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at The Salvation Army of New Castle Worship and Service Center, 240 W Grant St., New Castle, PA 16101.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. Share memories and send condolences by visiting: www.crematepa.com.
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