Priscilla H. (Heasley) Wahl

July 14, 1925 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 93)


Priscilla H. Wahl, 93 of Penn died Saturday June 8,2019 at home. She was born July 14,1925, in Penn, the last surviving child of David and Margaret (Herholz) Heasley. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John C. Wahl and her siblings David, Margaret, Albert, Paul, Russell, Elsie, Ruth and Louise. She worked as a switchboard operator at Bell Telephone and also as a librarian at Penn and Harrison Park Elementary Schools in the Penn-Trafford School District. Priscilla was a lifelong and devoted member of the Penn-Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and helped organize the summer Vacation Bible School (especially serving the Kool Aid and cookies) for many years.  She also was in the church’s  "Amelia Kline" ladies missionary group and was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #400.  Priscilla also was known for her outstanding popcorn and all the cookies and candy she baked.   She is lovingly survived by her children Beverly Picklo (Martin) of Penn, Ronald Wahl (Cathy) of Harrison City and Dawna Kavel (William) of Irwin; grandchildren Erika (Sam), John (Diane), Ashlee (Nick), Billy (Danielle), David, Joshua, Emily, Robin (Cameron) and Janine; 3 great grandchildren; and numerous special nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Tuesday June 11 from 2-4 & 6-8PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. OES Chapter #400 will hold a service at 7PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10am in the Penn Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Penn with Rev. Roger Steiner. Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. Priscilla's family would like to thank Excela Home Hospice for the wonderful care given during her illness. To send online condolences visit

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