Official Obituary of

Wilda L. Greenawalt

January 26, 1939 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Wilda Greenawalt Obituary

Wilda L.“Tillie” Greenawalt, 85, of Chicora, passed away Friday morning, February 23, 2024 at the home of her daughter near Harrisville.

Wilda was born in Kaylor on January 26, 1939.  She was the daughter of the late Gerald “Jake” and Margaret (Wiles) Groves.

Wilda was a 1957 graduate of Fairview Twp. Karns City High School.   Wilda is survived by her husband, Fred Greenawalt, whom she married at St. Paul Church in Sugarcreek Twp. on June 27, 1959.

She was a longtime member of the Chicora United Methodist Church, where she had served the church as treasurer, was active in the Cheerful Workers, and taught Sunday school for many years.  She loved to make scrapbooks of her family pictures, and collecting cardinals with a collection of over 500.

In addition to her husband, Wilda is survived by her children,  Dale Greenawalt and his wife, Rina, of Renfrew, Mark Greenawalt  and his wife, Lisa, and Linda McCord and her husband, Lee, all of Harrisville; her sister, Rita (Groves) Walborn of Oroville, CA; her brothers, Gary Groves  and his wife, Carol, of Chicora and Lloyd Groves  and his wife, Sally, of Canton, OH; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jack and Lorrie Greenawalt of Nevada, Shirley and  Clifford Oesterling of Butler, Beverly and Bill Olenic of Meridian, Larry and Merry Wagner of Florida, Janet McDonald of Zelienople, and Debbie Wagner of Butler, and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Wilda was preceded in death by a sister, Margretta (Groves) Chrise, as well as a number of brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Beverly Roscoe, pastor of the Chicora United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Chicora United Methodist Church, PO Box 502, Chicora, PA 16025.  Condolences may be sent by visiting

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