The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 6, 2013

Mary Ellen Dolan

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — DOLAN – Mary Ellen, a resident of Highland Park, Ill., for 45 years, age 80, passed away gently and peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. Loving wife for 50 years of Thomas. Devoted mother of Rachel and Clare. Beloved grandma of Meghan Dolan and Alexandra and Caitlyn Wickersham. Born in Johnstown, raised in Pittsburgh and settled in the Midwest to begin her life as a teacher, editor, wife and mother. Visitation from noon  until time of funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday  at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, Elmhurst, Ill. Interment, Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.  For funeral information, 630-832-0018 or go to

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