Violet Fields Bailey, age 98, of North East died Friday, September 23, 2011 at her residence.

She was born on June 15, 1913 to the late Walter and Mabel Morton Fields in Union City, PA.

Violet graduated from Wattsburg High School.

She enjoyed gardening, reading and puzzles.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Bailey (1972); brother, Dale Fields; sister, Cleo Parker; step-mother, Katherine Mulligan; grandson, Randy Kyle Reiman; great-grandson, Wyatt Eugene Burnham.

Violet is survived by her sons, James Bailey and wife Christina, Jerry Bailey, Ronald Bailey and wife Pat all of North East; daughters, Judith Burnham and husband Clyde of North East, Rebecca Reiman and husband Stan of Ohio; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; a niece; a nephew.

Arrangements were handled by William D. Elkin Funeral Home 65 S. Lake St. North East, PA. Memorials may be made to the Community Nursing Services of North East Hospice 7 Park Street North East, PA 16428. 

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