Grace  Ott
Grace Ott, of Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community, Meadville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was born in 1922 to George and Iva Peterman in French Creek Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
She graduated from Cochranton High School in 1940 and the former Meadville City Hospital School of Nursing in 1943 and also attended Miami and Pittsburgh Universities post graduate nursing.
As a Nurse she was employed at the Meadville City Hospital, the Buffalo General and Roswell Park Memorial Hospitals, both of Buffalo, the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, the Ear and Eye Hospital in Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny College Health Center in Meadville.
She married George Ott in 1962 who passed away 1975. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Vernon Central Hose Company Auxiliary and was a member of the Meadville Public Library Board of Directors.
For over 20 years she volunteered at the Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Event and the Fairview/ Fairmont after School Tutoring Program. During her life, Grace donated over 14 gallons of blood to help those in need.
She is survived by her son, Ben and her twin sister, Phyllis Mumford.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday November 23, 2019 at 11AM, at the First Presbyterian Church, 890 Liberty St. Meadville, PA.
Please sign Grace's online guestbook at
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin Street, Meadville, PA 16335
Published on November 16, 2019


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Nancy Manning
Nov 20, 2019
Grace was such a special lady and friend. Will always remember our time in the 'pool' and working together on the Thurston Classic. Will miss you my friend.
Lynn Duncan
Nov 17, 2019
Grace was a wonderful friend to my Aunt Irene Coulter. I am so glad my husband & I were able to visit with her and Phyliss in August.
Jeanette Hathaway (Graham)
Nov 17, 2019
Ben So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a sweet lady. Keep your memories close
Tammy Phillips
Nov 16, 2019
Our Prayers and thoughts are with the family in their time of sorrow.
Dale Hill
Nov 16, 2019
My condolences
I was employed at Ott's Radio from 1969 to 1977.