Mary D. (Redfern) Neilson
Of Monroeville, age 79, on Sunday, May 07, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence L. Neilson, Sr. Loving mother of Lawrence L. “Larry” (Laureen) Neilson, Jr. of Monroeville, Timothy P. Neilson, of Monroeville and Michael N. (Alice) Neilson of Herminie. Grandmother of Sarah, Sean, Brooke, Brianne, Alyssa and Thomas. Great-Grandmother of Bobby and Karlee. Precede in death by brothers and sisters Arthur Redfern, Dorothy Kurtz, Nancy Harrity, Jack Redfern and Carol Hartin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary was a manager of San Diego Wholesale Credit Association for 35 years in San Diego, CA. Mary was a 1956 graduate of Wilkinsburg High School where she lettered in basketball for four years. She was a avid swimmer and soft ball coach and was president of the High Hopes Bowling League. She enjoyed watching and cheering for all Pittsburgh sports teams. Friends welcome Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave. at James St., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, 10 a.m. in St. Michael Church, Pitcairn. Entombment in Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
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