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Mary DeWald Elder

Apr 29, 2014

Mary DeWald Elder, age 101, of Montoursville, Pa., died April 23, 2014, at The Meadows.

Shewas the wife of the late Robert A. Elder for 61 years, who passed away on April 29, 2001.

Born December 25, 1912, in Muncy, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John A. and Elsie R. (Winegardner) DeWald.

Mary was a graduate of Muncy High School and Bloomsburg Teachers College, and did graduate work at Pennsylvania State University. She taught in the Muncy School District for five years.

She was a member of Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church and numerous organizations. Mary enjoyed a lifetime of family memories and treasured friendships.

She is survived by daughter Marnie Hodil (Ray), of Darien, Conn.; son Stephen D. Elder (Marjorie), of Victor, N.Y.; and four grandchildren: Robert Bly Hodil, of Oakland, Calif.; Sarah Kane, of Topsfield, Mass.; Laura Rowland, of Victor, N.Y.; Timothy DeWald Elder, of Victor, N.Y. She is also survived byseven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service for Mary DeWald Elder, will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family kindly declines floral tributes and requests that donations be made, if so desired, to Susquehanna Health and Hospice, Providence Foundation, 1100 Grampian Blvd, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 East Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702.