Mary Ellen Siwula, 90, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the Amber House, Mt. Pleasant. Mary Ellen was born Jan. 30, 1924, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late William J. O'Connor Sr. and Emma Hass O'Connor. Mary Ellen was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant, and was formerly employed as a nurse's aide for Frick Community Hospital, retiring in 1979. Surviving are her children, Mary Ann McBeth and husband, Terry, of Scottdale, and Robert "Beef" Siwula and wife, Cheryl, of Mt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Jennifer Siwula, Jeffrey McBeth, Brian Siwula, Michael McBeth and Steven Siwula; and great-grandchildren, Sierra McBeth, Jessica McBeth, Stella Siwula, Brianna McBeth , Kylee Martin and Daughter-in-law, Susan Siwula of Mount Pleasant. In addition to her parents, Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Siwula, on Jan. 7, 1987; a son, John "Jack" Siwula, on March 10, 2001; and brothers, William J. O'Connor Jr., John and James O'Connor. The family is inviting friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday to SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE INC., 730 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, (724-547-2122), where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant, with the Rev. Richard J. Kosisko as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Pius X Cemetery. A parish wake service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Please visit www.saloom-rega.com to send a condolence. Richard Rega, funeral director.