Vivian Mae (Backes) Mihalcin, age 69 of Perryopolis lost her 7 year battle with cancer on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at her home. She was born in Mt. Pleasant on March 16, 1949, a daughter of Raymond and Leora Welch Backes.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Mihalcin; brother, Samuel Backes; sister, Shirley L. Cecil.
She was a resident of Perryopolis for over fifty years.
Vivian is survived by her children: Darlene Martinak and her loving companion David Knupsky of Grindstone, Marlene Chubboy and her husband Gilbert of Dawson, John Mihalcin and his loving companion Melissa Wise of Perryopolis; grandchildren: Katie Lynn Mixter and her husband Tom of Pittsburgh, Dylan Chubboy of Dawson, Thomas Adam Mihalcin of Uniontown, Leora Caroline Mihalcin of Star Junction.
Vivian’s family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Blair-Lowther Funeral Home. 305 Rear Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday with Pastor Michael Lyons, officiating. Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery, Belle Vernon, PA.