Behm Funeral Homes, Inc.

182 W High St, Waynesburg, PA


Mary Jane Tanner

January 21, 1925November 11, 2019

Mary Jane Tanner age 94 of Waynesburg passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2019 in Washington Health System Greene in Waynesburg.

She was born January 21, 1925 in Oliver, Fayette County, a daughter of the late Emmet and Hildred E. Seiler Miller.

On December 25, 1943, she married Charles E. Tanner, who passed away on October 3, 1998.

She was a former cafeteria worker for the Central Greene School District.

Mary Jane was a member of the Mather Christian Church. She was also a member of the Whiteley Township Society of Farm Women. She enjoyed painting and ceramics.

Surviving are daughter, Linda Taylor of Waynesburg; a son, Bill Tanner (Kathryn) of Ruff Creek; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Hinerman (Doug), Justin L. Tubbs, Larry D. Tubbs-Rudy (Danee’), LeRoy Tubbs (Jennifer), Karlissa Dawn Hoover (Doug), Mary Ellen Dulaney (Thomas), Tyler Charles Tanner, and Cody William Tanner; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Loretta I. Hawk of Jefferson and Ursal Yankowsky of Bentleyville.

Deceased are a grandson, Charles “Chad” Erick Tubbs; and a sister, Ethel Mae Montagna.


  • Emmet Miller, Father (deceased)
  • Hildred E. Seiler Miller, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles E. Tanner, Husband (deceased)
  • Linda Taylor, Daughter
  • Bill Tanner (Kathryn), Son
  • Elizabeth Ann Hinerman (Doug), Granddaughter
  • Justin L. Tubbs, Grandson
  • Larry D. Tubbs-Rudy (Danee'), Grandson
  • Leroy Tubbs (Jennifer), Grandson
  • Karlissa Dawn Hoover (Doug), Granddaughter
  • Mary Ellen Dulaney (Thomas), Granddaughter
  • Tyler Charles Tanner, Grandson
  • Cody William Tanner, Grandson
  • Loretta I. Hawk, Sister
  • Ursal Yankowsky, Sister
  • Charles "Chad" Erick Tubbs, Grandson (deceased)
  • Ethel Mae Montagna, Sister (deceased)
  • Also surviving are 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Tyler Tanner
  • Cody Tanner
  • Willie Smith
  • Justin Tubbs
  • Larry Tubbs-Rudy
  • LeRoy Tubbs


  • Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, November 17, 2019


Mary Jane Tanner

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Janet Virgili

November 16, 2019

So sorry for your loss, prayers your way. Remembering the good times we shared in Mather.
Janet & Dean Virgili