Frances Mae Hiles, 82, a resident at the Golden Living Center, Kinzua Valley, 205 East Street, Warren, PA, and formerly of Tidioute, died early Tuesday morning, January 29th, at the Golden Living Center. She was born in Haysville, PA, September 22, 1930, a daughter of the late Frederick R. and Frances Minnick Merriman. During the Korean Conflict, she had worked at the National Electric Defense Factory in Ambridge, PA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Fred R. Merriman, Jr.

She is survived by a son, John Hiles, Warren, PA, a daughter, Kimberly McDowell, Florida, two brothers, Ed Merriman, Sewickley, PA, and John Merriman, Fairoaks, PA.

Friends will be received at the Tidioute Presbyterian Church, Saturday, February 2nd, from 12:00 O’clock until 1:00 O’clock at which time a Memorial Service will be held in the church with Rev. Ralph Culp, officiating.

Interment will follow in the family lot in Tidioute, Cemetery.

The James M. Higgins Funeral Home in Tidioute is handling the arrangements.