A. Laubach, 87, of Heritage Heights, Danville PA and formerly of 713 East
Market Street Danville PA passed away Tuesday evening, October 8, 2013 at
Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall Danville PA surrounded by her
family. She was born June 18, 1926 in Danville PA the daughter of the late
Thomas F. and Margaret M. Hogendobler Payne.
graduated from Danville High School in 1945.
attended St. James United Church of Christ Danville PA where she served at
many church functions and banquets.
was a friend to everyone who loved to talk. In her younger days, she was an
outstanding bowler, attending many tournaments and winning various awards.
She was like a second mother to her nieces and nephews as well as like a
grandmother to her numerous great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces
and nephews. She was always the life of the party with her wit and spunk.
In 1983 Mary was named volunteer of the year for the Danville Chapter of the
American Red Cross for her numerous years of service working at the local
bloodmobiles in the canteen.
was married for 44 years to the late Theron S. Laubach who preceded her in
death in 1995.
was preceded in death by an infant son in 1960. She was also preceded in
death by her brother, George "Nook" Payne in 1993 and her sister and best
friend, Betty J. Lynn in 2011.
survived by three nephews; Dr. Larry L. Lynn and his wife Frances of Texas,
Dale E. Lynn and his wife Shirley of Phoenixville PA and George K. Lynn and
his wife Ann Marie of Berwick PA. Also surviving are two nieces; Linda L.
Weaver of Danville PA and Connie B. Ryan and her husband Michael of Elysburg
as well as seven great-nieces and six great-nephews, nine great-great nieces
and four great-great nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11:30 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA. Burial will follow in Elan Memorial Park
Bloomsburg PA. Friends will be received from 10:00 AM until the time of
service. Memorial contributions may be made to St, James United Church of
Christ 2507 Bloom Road Danville PA or Columbia Montour Home Hospice 410
Glenn Avenue Suite 200 Bloomsburg PA 17815. www.visneski.com