Madeline L. Check, 86, of Maynard Rd, Pittsfield died January 25, 2014 at Warren General Hospital. She was born in Meadville on May 15, 1927, the daughter of the late Ralph F. and Frances (Gartner) Gigone. Madeline graduated from Meadville High School and Spencer Hospital School of Nursing in Meadville, PA. She was retired from Warren State Hospital where she was employed as a Registered Nurse. She also had volunteered as an RN at Camp Cornplanter and the Rouse Home. She loved growing houseplants especially African Violets and orchids and enjoyed cake decorating.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James H. Tressler who died in 1967, her second husband, Harold D. Check who died in 1986 and a daughter, Vivian Cressley who died Oct. 10, 2013.
Surviving are a daughter, Frances V. McMillen of Pittsfield, PA; 2 sons, James H. Tressler, Jr. and Ralph E. Tressler both of Warren, PA; a soninlaw, Ronald Cressley of Warren; a brother, James (Barb) R. Gigone of Boulder, CO; 5 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday from 10 11 am. at McKinney Funeral Homes in Youngsville where a funeral and committal service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 30th. Those wishing to place memorials may do so to Hospice of Warren County.
Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park and will be private. Family and friends who would like to order flowers or sign the online guestbook may do so at mckinneyfuneral.com.