Madylon P. Hood

August 6, 1931 ~ April 22, 2018 (age 86)


Madylon P. (Powers)

            Age 86, formerly of Bethel Park, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  She was the wife of the late Harlan L. Hood, Jr; beloved mother of Susan L. (the late Michael A.) Hood Predis; dearest friend of Daria (David) Lacey.  Madylon graduated from Capitol University with her B.S. in education and continued with graduate work at University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University.  She spent her career as an elementary teacher, beginning her career in the Baldwin/Whitehall School District and retiring from Upper St. Clair in 1993.  She was a member of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for over 25 years; volunteered in the Bethel Park Library Read Aloud Program and was a longtime member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she was a choir member, Sunday school teacher and discipleship leader.  Madylon loved animals, music, traveling and most of all, her family.  She will be dearly missed.  Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-5 & 6-8 at Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 5570 Library Rd. Bethel Park.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, 11 am, at Christ United Methodist Church.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made in her name to Animal Advocates, 35 Wabash St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 OR UMCOR,

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