Phyllis A. Meislik


Phyllis "Penny" A. Meislik, of Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday (March 26, 2019) in her residence. She was 76.
She was born in Chicago on July 1, 1942, the daughter of Morris and Jean (Price) Miller and was a 1961 graduate of Sharon High School.
Penny had worked at the former Westinghouse and as an elevator operator at the former Sharon Store before spending the majority of her life as a devoted homemaker to her husband, children, and grandchildren.
She enjoyed knitting, crafts, spending time at the Shenango Valley Senior Center, and cheering on all the Pittsburgh sports teams.
Penny was a member of Congregation Rodef Sholom, Youngstown, and previously a member of the former Temple Beth Israel, Hermitage.
Her husband, Howard Jules Meislik, whom she married on News Year's Eve in 1967, passed away April 8, 2011.
Penny is survived by: her three daughters, Miriam (Michael) Lee of Pittsburgh, Hannah Holmes of Butler, and Myra (James) Ryder of Shaker Heights, Ohio; five grandchildren, Samuel Austin Lee, Charles and Kelly Holmes, and Lachlan and Keegan Ryder; her brother, Jay (Lillian) Miller; and her sister-in-law Judy Greenberger.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents and her son-in-law, Charles Holmes.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Shenango Valley Senior Center, 220 N. Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Phyllis "Penny" A., 76, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 10:30 a.m. until time of service today (3-28-19) at SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon. To sign the guestbook for Penny's family, please visit
Funeral: 11 a.m. today (3-29-19) in the funeral home with Rabbi Joseph P. Schonberger, officiating.
Burial will follow at Temple Beth Israel Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on March 27, 2019
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Amy Brunner
Mar 28, 2019
My deepest condolences to Miriam & the entire Meislik family. May God console you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.