Pauline L. Mackert, 98, formerly of 527 Railroad Street, Danville, passed
away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Vintage Knolls, Danville. She was born May 24,
1917 in Valley Township, Montour County, the daughter of the late Edward and
Mary Elizabeth Farnsworth Cashner.
was preceded in death by her first husband, Felix E. Olshefski, Sr. and also
by her second husband, Martin Mackert.
Pauline attended Valley Consolidated School through 8th grade and then
graduated from Danville High School in 1936.
was employed in the Laboratory Department of Geisinger Medical Center from
where she retired. In previous years Pauline was employed by TRW, Inc.,
Pauline was a member of Pine Street Evangelical Lutheran Church, Danville
for 77 years where she was a member of the Lady's Circle. Her other
memberships included Valley Grange #1184, Danville Community Garden Club,
Ramblers Club, Golden Age and Danville Woman's Club.
Pauline enjoyed traveling, bowling, embroidery, gardening and playing cards
survived by one son; Felix E. Olshefski, Jr. and his wife Jo Ann of
Northumberland, PA and one daughter; Carol M. Snyder of Riverside, PA and
one step-son; M. Franklin Mackert of Cleveland, OH. Pauline is also
survived by seven grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Also
surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Pauline was preceded in death
by three brothers; Earl, Melvin and her twin brother Parvin Cashner and two
sisters; Helen Lehman and Hazel Rhone.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of her Life to be
held Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM from Pine Street Evangelical
Lutheran Church, 407 Pine Street, Danville, PA with the Reverend Dr. Lois
Martin officiating. Burial will be private at Odd Fellows Cemetery,
Danville, PA. Friends will be received from 12:00 PM until the time of
service at the church. The family will provide flowers.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com