Mercedes P. Lins, 91

March 09, 2009

MARCH 17, 1917-MARCH 7, 2009

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Mercedes P. Lins, 91, a resident of Elmcroft, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Kramm Health & Rehabilitation, Watsontown, Pa., where she was admitted last week.

Born March 17, 1917, in Shamokin, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Maria Borgetti Bioletti.

Her husband, John W. Lins, died April 23, 1978. They were married August 3, 1937.

She had been a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Shamokin, and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Gail L. Hetzendorf of Turbotville, Pa., and Denice M. Ippolito of Hagerstown; one sister, Margaret Klembara of Serenity Gardens, Mount Carmel, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.


She was preceded in death by one infant son, Kenneth W. Lins; three sisters, Lucy Perko, Louise Bioletti and Lillian Yarnall; and two brothers, Raymond and Louis Bioletti.

A graveside service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg, Pa.

A private family viewing will be at Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701

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