KALAN, Elizabeth

KALAN, Elizabeth, 92, of Neffs, OH, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in Forest Hill Nursing Home.

She was born on June 6, 1920, in Adena, OH, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Novak Kalan.

Liz worked as a factory worker in Cleveland, OH, manufacturing toys and furniture for a short time. She was mainly a home maker and cared for her parents and sisters.

She was a member of the Coalbrook Presbyterian Church in Neffs, where she was a deacon, and was a member of the Presbyterian Women.

In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by four sisters, Irene K. Vargo, Wilma L. Kalan, Helen Kalan and Irma Matis; a brother, John Kalan Jr.; a niece, Linda J. Matis; and a brother-in- law, Joseph Vargo.

Surviving are a nephew, Donald J. Vargo and his wife, Kay of Damascus, Maryland; a niece-in-law, Penny Vargo of Frederick, Maryland; two great- nephews, Steven (Julie) Vargo of Richmond, Virginia and Danny (Jennifer) Vargo of Niceville, Florida; a great-great niece, Olivia Vargo; three great-great nephews, Owen, Carter and Cole Vargo; and friend, Larue Mills.

Family and friends will be received on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville, where services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Demarest officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Coalbrook Presbyterian Church or Neffs Volunteer Fire Department.