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Carmen R. Tueche

May 4, 1918 — May 3, 2013

Carmen Beery Tueche, 95, of Monessen, died on Friday, May 3, 2013 Born April 3, 1918 in Monessen, she was the beloved daughter of the late Wilbert O. and Nancy Layton Beery. Her mother was from Layton and her dad from Augusta, W.Va. A lifelong resident of Monessen, she grew up at 424 McKee Avenue and in 1934 married Harry J. Tueche, Jr. of 425 Delaware Street. Carmen enjoyed a full life and was blessed with excellent health. She was a lifetime and active member of the First Christian of Monessen and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 205, for over 70 years. In 1968 Carmen and her late husband, Harry, hosted a reunion for the Tueche family which attracted guests from numerous states and France. Beginning in 1988 and until last summer, she hosted annual Beery family reunions at her home on State Road which were always well attended. In 2004, Carmen and Harry celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at a party thrown by their children and grandchildren, and attended by over 100 guests. The highlight of the party was provided by her talented nieces, Gwen Bow Sowdon and Nancy Bow King, who both sang personalized songs. To celebrate her 90th Birthday she invited over 70 guests to a reception and dinner at the Mon Valley Country Club. She also enjoyed visiting her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces in eastern PA, Virginia and Hilton Head, North Carolina, and her numerous cousins and friends in Florida She also appreciated her large circle of friends including her prayer group and bridge club. Her generosity knew no bounds. She always remembered the birthdays and holidays of her family and wide circle of friends. She is survived by her two sons, Jerry Tueche and wife Marjorie of Lititz, PA, and Harry "Beezy" Tueche of Rochester Hills, Mich.; three grandchildren, Michele Waite, Jane Karnowski, and Jon Tueche; one step grandson, Edward Coccari; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Friend, Sophie and Ella Karnowski, and Weston and Christian Mountz; two step great-grandchildren, Hedy and Jade Popson. In addition to her husband Harry, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Gladys Beery Hamil and Elosie Beery Bow; a nephew Richard Bow; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Tueche and a step granddaughter, Donna Popson The family wishes to extend their appreciation for the loving care provided by Reverend Conrad Auel, Doctors Douglas and Elizabeth Pepper, the staff of Mon Valley Hospital and Havencrest Nursing Center. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial Remembrances can be made in Carmen's memory to the First Christian Church, 1516 Jones St., Monessen, PA, 15062, Salvation Army, 308 Schoonmaker Ave., Monessen 15062, or Meals on Wheels, Monessen PA 15062 Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the ROBERT A. BILLICK FUNERAL HOME INC., Grand Boulevard and Marion Avenue, Monessen (724-684-3700). A viewing will also be held on Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The Eastern Star will conduct services on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home

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