2013-06-13 / Obituaries

Mary R. Schwartz McConnellsburg, 86

Mary Ruth Schwartz, 86, McConnellsburg, died at 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 7, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born December 29, 1926, she was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Albert King. She was married to Wayne H. “Pete” Schwartz on July 19, 1943. He preceded in death on May 11, 2001.

She is survived by a daughter: Joy J. (Murdock) Anderson and husband Ray, McConnellsburg, along with two grandchildren: Joseph Murdock, Carrollton, Va., and Joan (Murdock) Mellott and husband Joseph, Mount Ayr Farm Lane, McConnellsburg; and three great-grandchildren: Cassandra Sheffield, Chambersburg, and David Mellott and Leah Mellott, McConnellsburg.

One sister and one brother preceded her in death.

She had attended Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville.

During her life, she worked at several sewing factories and drove school bus.

A Past Worthy Matron and active member of the Eastern Star, she was currently a member of Chapter #519, Order of the Eastern Star, McConnellsburg. She also was a member of the ladies auxiliary to Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co.

She enjoyed camping and traveling to the “Chuck Wagon Races” on Labor Day Weekend at Clinton, Ark.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2013, at M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown. Pastor Dan Porterfield officiated. Interment was at Clear Ridge Cemetery, Hustontown.

The Order of the Eastern Star conducted a memorial service at the funeral home at 8 p.m., Sunday evening.

Further information and online condolences may be found at funeralfinder.com.

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