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BERKEY, Mary Jane

    Tribune-Democrat, 3 Jul 1984, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

Name:   BERKEY, Mary Jane
Death Date:   2 Jul 1984
Age:   75
Birth Date:   29 Jan 1909
Parents:   John & Elizabeth (Fye) Smay
Spouse:   Paul R. Berkey
Preceded in death by:   Parents; infant son - Galen; siblings - Austin, Stella Rhoades, Olive Carney, Lillian Premru
Survived by:   Husband; son - Lowman R. (h/o Roberta Hollyhead); daughter - Sarah Kaufman (w/o Galen); 5 grandchildren; brother - Kenneth
Buried:   Richland Cemetery
Newspaper:   Tribune-Democrat
Obituary Date:   3 Jul 1984
Contributed by:   Lynne Canterbury
Remarks:   BERKEY - Mrs. Mary Jane, 75, Emerald Street, died July 2, 1984, at Windber Hospital. Born Jan. 29, 1909, in Adams Township, daughter of late John and Elizabeth (Fye) Smay. Preceded in death by infant son, Galen; brother, Austin; and sisters, Stella Rhoades, Olive Carney and Lillian Premru. Survived by husband, Paul R.; son, Lowman R., married to former Roberta Hollyhead, Johnstown; and daughter, Sarah, wife of Galen Kaufman, Thomas Mills; also five grandchildren. Sister of Kenneth, Shelocta R. D. Former employee of Sears, Roebuck & Co. and Bloom’s Pharmacy. Member of Maple Grove Church of the Brethren. Vice President of Johnstown Handicapped Association. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at R. Owen Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, where service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Richard Gillin. Interment, Richland Cemetery.

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