Mary Elvie Kemmer Hollobaugh, 98, of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 983 Theresia St., St. Marys, died on Saturday evening, June 23, 2012 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 30, 1913 in Brockport, a daughter of the late John and Nancy Ann Timblin Reed. On May 6, 1949 in St. Marys Rectory, she married the late William A. Hollobaugh, who preceded her in death on March 6, 2007.
Mrs. Hollobaugh was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she had also been a member of the Mary Ann Circle and the Women's Society. She retired from Sylvania after more than 38 years of service.Â She was also a member of the Senior Center.Â She enjoyed reading, crocheting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.Â
She is survived by a daughter Nancy, Mrs. Wilford Haberberger of St. Marys; a son, George Kemmer and his wife Bonnie of St. Marys; seven grandchildren, Sue Ann (Stephen) Hanes, Lesa (Ed) Bucher, Heather (Steve) Pesce, George (Tammy) Simbeck, Bill (Millie) Simbeck, Billie Jo (Jacob) Hoover, and Candy (John) Lanzel; 19 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William "Boots" Kemmer on March 19, 1945; six brothers, Charlie, Harve, Clyde, Melvin, Russell and Clayton Reed; and two sisters, Lucy Sidelinger and Doretha Heath. She was the last member of her immediate family.
A funeral service for Mary Elvie Kemmer Hollobaugh will be held at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 North Michael St., St. Marys, on Tuesday, June 26, 2012Â at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Chris Kindle, pastor of First United Methodist Church, ofï¬ciating.
Visitation will be at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home on Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Burial will follow in the St. Marys Protestant Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Memorial or Building Fund, 140 N. St. Marys St., St. Marys, PA 15857. Online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreen.com.