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Malis J. (Tolari) Rush

June 24, 1924 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 97)


Malis J. Rush, 97, of Sutersville, died Thursday, October 14, 2021.  She was born June 24, 1924 in Sutersville, daughter of the late Mario and Maria Tolari.  A lifelong resident of Sutersville, Malis was a devoted member of the former St. Charles Church, Sutersville, and Holy Family Church, West Newton.  She was a dedicated wife and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Surviving are three children, Joseph R. Rush, Lisa M. Schlentz and husband, Bob and Robert M. Rush; three grandchildren, Kelsey Corr and husband, Tucker, David Schlentz and wife, Olivia and Richard Schlentz; and great grandchildren, Dillon and Brady Corr.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Rush; and brothers Geno and Dillie Tolari.  Friends will be received 9-10:30 am Monday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine Street, West Newton.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 am in Holy Family Church, West Newton.  Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery.  Condolences may be left at

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October 18, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089

Funeral Mass
October 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Family Roman Catholic Church
225 N 2nd Street
West Newton, Pennsylvania 15089

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