Pauline "Tootsie" Mariani

July 15, 1931 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 87)


Pauline “Tootsie” Mariani, 87, of West Deer Twp. died Thursday June 20, 2019 at Shelbourne Personal Care Home Penn Township. She was born July 15, 1931 in West Deer Township to the late John and Mary (Sumyard) Matecka and was resident of West Deer her entire life. A former member of the Church of the Nazarene. Pauline enjoyed baking, taking walks and spending time with her grandchildren

Survivors include her two sons Ronald (Patricia) Watt Jr. of West Deer Twp. and Kevin Watt of Natrona; her 2 daughters Joyce (Bill) McAbee of Fort Wayne Indiana and Robin Klepf­­­­er of Worthington; she was grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Sister of Irene "Jim" Matecka of Russellton.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Mariani, 5 Sisters Ann Swikeo, Mary Stanfield, Mildred Stivason, Helen Maholic, Margaret Abraham, and her 6 brothers John, Joseph, Steve, William Matecka, Ken McCune and Junie Myers

At Pauline’s request all services and burial next to her husband was private. Arrangements under the care of the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer. Visit

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Prayer Service
June 26, 2019

4:00 PM

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