Pauline O. McDaniel, née Roy


Pauline O. McDaniel, née Roy, 75, of Smicksburg passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at her home. Pauline was born on June 9, 1942, in Rossiter to the late Alexander and Julia (Dividock) Roy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas F. McDaniel Sr. in 2007. She was also preceded by her brothers, Paul, Alexander, Frank and John Roy, along with one sister, Margaret Shaffer. She is survived by her children, Thomas F. McDaniel, Jr. and wife Rebecca of Smicksburg and Crystal Bishop and husband Benjamin of Home; three grandchildren; Lydia and Isaiah Bishop and Jaxson McDaniel; and her siblings, Albert and George Roy, Dorothy Freno, Sophia Hamelin and Delores Urchuck.

A funeral service was held on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, with Pastor Kyle Yates officiating, followed by private interment at Lakelawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Punxsutawney Spirit on Jan. 3, 2018