Mary J. McKee, 92

December 29, 2010
  • Mary J. McKee
Mary J. McKee

NOV. 29, 1918-DEC. 28, 2010

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. — Mary J. McKee, 92, of Warfordsburg, Pa., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa.

Mary was born in Locust Grove, Pa., on Nov. 29, 1918, the daughter of the late Harry F. and Blanche (Smith) Hill.  

She was the widow of Clarence John McKee, whom she married on March 9, 1936. He passed away on May 25, 2003.

She was a member of Jerusalem Christian Church, Warfordsburg, Pa., where she was a deaconess at the church for many years and also taught Sunday School for many years. Mrs. McKee was a housewife who loved gardening, sewing and baking.

Mary is survived by sons William C. McKee of Coatesville, Pa., Franklin L. McKee of Hancock, Md., Jerry L. McKee of Warfordsburg, Pa., and John M. McKee of Warfordsburg, Pa.; daughters Verla J. Hill of Needmore, Pa., W. Mae Schooley of Warfordsburg, Pa., Nita L. Davis of Port Republic, Md., Imogene L. McIntyre of Mercersburg, Pa., and Mary L. Houck of Hancock, Md., 36 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by sister Gladys Carson; brothers Harry E. Hill and Elmer L. Hill; three grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at Jerusalem Christian Church, Warfordsburg, Pa., at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, with Pastors Scott Gibbs, Delmas Bard and William Davis officiating.

Interment will be at Jerusalem Christian Cemetery, Warfordsburg, Pa.

There will be visitation on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, from 2 to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Friday at the church.

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