Mrs. Sylvia Anne "Sue" Mermon, 81, of Mahoning Township, passed away, Sat. April 11th at her residence with her caring family at her side. She was known as a beloved Mom, Nana, or "Sue". Born in Bowmanstown, Pa. on Saturday,July 30, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Oliver & Bertha (Haydt) Solt. Mrs. Mermon was a housewife/homemaker and worked many years at Mahoning Elementary School as a lunch aide.A community leader, she volunteered her time as a brownie scout leader, and served for many years with the Lehighton Booster Club as the Head Coach of the Navy Cheerleaders and the Track & Field Team. She was the head cook at the Mahoning Valley Fire Company for many years and loved to cook, bake, and work in her strawberry patch at her residence. Her home was always decorated for the holidays.She is survived by her husband, Eugene (Gene) P. Mermon Sr., daughters, Jean, wife of James Sherry, Jane, wife of Gene O'Brian, Joan, wife of Tim Polk, Jill, wife of Paul Horwath, a son, Eugene (Genie) P. Mermon Jr.,, Grandchildren, Bill Ulshafer, Jason & Ronnie Fronheiser, Gene O'Brian, Ronnie Hibbler, Nicole Polk, Great-Grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha, Cassandra, Braden, Aleiya, Cadianne, Abbie, brothers, Colin Solt Sr., Todd Solt, Kerry Solt, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, She was predeceased by a son Paul Mermon, a sister, Sherry Kay Solt, & brothers, Richard, Roger, & Gary Solt. As per her request, there will be no viewing & services will be announced at a later date. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to Emmanuel UCC, 519 Hamilton St. Bowmanstown, Pa. 19030. Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com.
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