Mary E. Lehman, 91, of
Heritage Heights, Danville PA went to be with her Lord and Savior on
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. She had
previously resided in York PA moving to Danville in 1986. She was born
August 22, 1920 in York PA the daughter of the late Albert W. and Hester V.
She attended York
Schools. Mary was retired as an inspector for various textile mills in the
York area. She was a member of the York Gospel Center in York PA.
Mary enjoyed reading,
gardening, crafts, needlework, ceramics, sewing, couponing and traveling.
She enjoyed watching baseball, especially the Philadelphia Phillies. She
was a faithful supporter of various Christian ministries. Her greatest joy
was spending time with her family.
She is survived by one
daughter, Lynette “Lyn” Bowen and her husband James W. of Danville PA. Also
surviving are three grandchildren; Kelly Bowen, Danville PA; Matthew Bowen
and his wife Gwen of Shamokin Dam PA and Jamie Bragg and her husband Martin
of Bloomsburg PA and four great-grandchildren; Ava Bowen of Shamokin Dam PA
and Kayla, Kathlyn and Emma Holdren of Bloomsburg PA. She is also survived
by two sisters; Phyllis Hoffman and Norma Jean Shearer, both of York PA.
She was preceded in death by three sisters; Dorothy Converse, Vivian Bishop
and Evelyn Forrey. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive her.
Relatives and friends are
invited to attend a Celebration of Mary’s life to be held Saturday, October
15, 2011 at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA
with the Reverend Dr. Harry H. Wonderland officiating assisted by Pastor
Kenneth Force. Burial will follow in Straub’s Lutheran Church Cemetery
Danville PA. Friends will be received from 11:30 until 12:45 PM at the
church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Bell
Choir 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA 17821. Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.