Eileen H. Calhoun

January 16, 1926 ‒ March 16, 2017

Lexington, Ohio

SLIPPERY ROCK, PA: Eileen H. Calhoun, 91, formerly of Lexington passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at home in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania following an extended illness.

The daughter of William and Viola (Daugherty) Stemmer, Eileen was born January 16, 1926 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  On April 10, 1947 she married John Calhoun.

At the young age of 7, Eileen Calhoun became the caretaker for her little sister.  Later in life, she moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio to help raise four grandsons.  Selfless, devoted, and loving, those roles came naturally to her.  A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Eileen remained a pillar of strength and stability.

Eileen will be remembered as a loving mom and grandma, who was emotionally and physically invested in her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her children, John Richard Calhoun of Altoona, Pennsylvania, Donald (Mindy) Calhoun of Lexington, and Nancy (Paul) Mowrey of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania; daughter-in-law Carol Calhoun of Shelby; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister Ellen Macy of Pennsylvania.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John Calhoun; son Robert Bruce Calhoun; daughter-in-law Christine Calhoun; infant sister Florence Marie Stemmer.

The family will receive friends Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12pm-1pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 1pm.  Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society may be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

 

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