Mary Jo King

Mary Jo King

Mary Jo King, 79, of Conneautville, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 after a period of declining health. She was born January 26, 1942 in Rockford, IL, a daughter of the late John and Wanda (Crawford) Kapala. Mary Jo worked as bookkeeper for Robert Graham & Sons in Conneautville for 20 years, and she continued working as a bookkeeper for several local businesses until her retirement. Mary Jo was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Conneautville. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, bowling, bingo and doing puzzles. Above all, Mary Jo loved her kids and grandkids, always going to their sports events and whatever they were involved in. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Howard Worden, and a sister, Angela Kapala. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Russell King, whom she married July 7, 1962, three children, Jeffrey King and his wife, Patty, of Springboro, Laurie Speck and her husband, Alan, of Meadville, Missy Mattera and her husband, Tony, of Conneautville, four grandchildren, Derek King (Jamie), Andy Speck (Meg), Connor and Kaylee Mattera, two great-grandchildren, Ryker and Owen King. Also surviving are seven siblings, Shirley Brown, Judy Fry, Ron Kapala, Darlene Graham (Gary), Joan Galentine, Dorothy Lawrence (Terry), BJ Kukulka (Mike), and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held at the Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, on Friday from 4pm until the time of a funeral service there at 7pm. Private burial will be in Rundell Cemetery. Memorials may be made in honor of Mary Jo to Rundell Cemetery Association, Rundelltown Road, Conneautville, PA 16406. To send flowers, light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit www.matterafuneralhome.com

Condolences

Left by  “Morian-Hamilton (Dunton)” on 09/11/2021

The King Family, We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Mary Jo. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. With Deepest Sympathy, The Morians and Hamiltons

Left by  “Terry and Dorothy Lawrence” on 09/07/2021

It is with a heavy heart that we send our deepest sympathy for the loss of Mary Jo. Everyone will be in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

Left by  “Connie Lawrence-Willis” on 09/07/2021

I apologize that I did not see emojis would be question mark...I had left hearts and prayers as the emojis

Left by  “Connie Lawrence-Willis” on 09/07/2021

I am so very sorry for the loss of Aunt Mary Jo?? May God comfort you all in this time of loss??????????

Left by  “The Loughner Family” on 09/07/2021

Sweetest lady ever! She will surely be missed! ?

Left by  “Dawn Gabel ” on 09/07/2021

I will miss her so much she was a sweetheart.

Left by  “Dawn Gabel ” on 09/07/2021

I will miss her so much she was a sweetheart.

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