Mamie Steals Moye, of Beaver, was taken home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 19, 2015 in Heritage Valley Health System. She was born in Youngstown, OH, on May 25, 1928, to Thomas, Sr. and Leola Williams Steals. During her life, Mamie was a devoted wife and mother.
Mamie was a lifelong member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church where she served as church secretary and sang in the choir. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, served as a volunteer for Head Start, and was member of Life of Beaver County. For over 20 years, she served as a volunteer in the American Red Cross Foster Grandparent Program. She was very passionate about working with and encouraging children. For her many years as a volunteer, she was awarded the Foster Grandparent of the Year Award by the American Red Cross for outstanding service in the program. Upon her retirement, she was presented the Meritorious Award from the Beaver County Commissioners for her 25 years of service to her community and her devotion to children. She enjoyed fellowshipping with her family and friends.
Mamie was preceded in death by husband, Earl Moye, Jr. and her parents; two brothers, Edward “Ped” and Thomas “Honey” Steals; three sisters, Eula Mae Strickland, Mozena “Mitchie” Wilson and Dr. Bernice Nichols.
She will be sadly missed by her son and daughter, Rev. DeWayne (Deborah) Moye of Parma, OH and Dr. Denice Withrow of Beaver; two brothers: Mervin Steals of Pocono Mt, PA and Dr. Melvin (Adrena) Steals of Baden; five grandchildren: Eric (Sharese) Moye, Cassandra Moye, Joseph Malcolm, Sterling Withrow and Laila Moye; three great-grandchildren: Saree, Michael and Denzel; devoted friends: Janice Steals and Lillie Summers and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends will be received on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATIONS, LLC, 1411 Sixth Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. A homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Aliquippa (Logstown) PA. Rev. Richard Jackson will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be in Beaver Cemetery.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the devoted staff of Life of Beaver County and her dedicated “table buddies”.
Funeral services are entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 Sixth Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010, 724-847-2141, Regina L. Washington, Supervisor.