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Wilma C (Welsh) LoneyJune 25, 1930 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 87)
Wilma C. Loney, 87, formerly of Niles, passed away March 31, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness.Daughter of James and Catherine (Myers) Welsh, Wilma was born June 25, 1930, in Youngstown. She was raised in Girard, and graduated from Ursuline High School in 1948.
In 1954, Wilma married the love of her life, Patrick Loney Jr. and moved to Niles where they raised their six children. During that time she worked at St. Stephen’s School and Parish, Mt. Carmel Parish, and St. Joseph’s Parish of Warren, and she was a member of the Niles Catholic Women’s Club. Wilma especially cherished the time she spent supporting her grandchildren in their various activities.
Wilma is survived by her six children, Anne Leach of Youngstown, Polly Loney of Worthington, Katy (Tom) Cullivan of Hilliard, Pat (Kelly) Loney of Columbus, Michael (Michelle) Loney of Boardman and Susy Loney (Susan Beam) of Avon Lake; ten grandchildren, Patrick Leach, Clare (Don) Weaver, Jack Cullivan, Breen Cullivan, Brigid Cullivan, Sara Loney, Brendan Loney, Brad Byers, Tessa Loney and Ben Beam; brother-in-law Richard Coughlin of Boardman; and many nieces and nephews who were very much a part of her life.
Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, “Pat”; her parents; brother William (Joan) Welsh; and sisters Ellen (Bob) McFadden, Catherine Coughlin, and Patricia (Chuck) Taylor.
Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. today, April 3, 2018, at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home in Niles. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 11 a.m., celebrated by the Reverend Phillip Rogers at St. Stephen Church in Niles.
Interment will be in St. Stephen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, material contributions can be made in Wilma’s name to St. Stephen Church.
Family and friends may visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com to view obituary and send condolences.