Melva J. (Ireland) Stadterman, 71, of Yukon, Pa. died on Saturday November 24, 2018 at her home. She was born December 17, 1946 in Turtle Creek, Pa. Daughter of the late Melvin W. and Mary E. Ireland. Mel was a home maker, a fun-loving person, a loving wife and she loved her dogs. She will be deeply missed by her friends and family and all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son James Forsythe. She is survived by her loving husband Mark A. Stadterman of Yukon, Pa., a brother Melvin W. Ireland Jr. and wife Melinda of Turtle Creek, Pa., a sister Kelly Ireland Marsh and husband Charlie of Lowber, Pa., father in law Joseph Marvich of Yukon, Pa., nephews Samuel Stadterman and wife Lisa of Chippewa, Scott Stadterman and wife Caitlin of Yukon, Pa., Joey Babilia of West Newton, Pa. and Russell A. Hildenbrand of Ruffsdale, Pa., great nephews Levi and Samuel Stadterman of Yukon, Pa. and numerous nephews and nieces who referred to her as “Aunt Sissy”. Friends will be received from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm Friday November 30, 2018 at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 in Madison, Pa. Followed by a service at 8 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Green officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pet Adoption League PO Box 502 Yukon, Pa 15698. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.beatty-richfuneralhome.com.