Mary Hursh68, Lititz resident, Meadow Valley Church member

By on March 15, 2012

Mary E. Hursh, 68, of Lititz, entered into rest after a lengthy illness Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Lancaster County to the late Elam and Elizabeth (Martin) Martin and was the wife of Elvin M. Hursh.

Mary was a member of the Meadow Valley Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference).

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son: Gerald M., husband of Lorraine (Zimmerman) Hursh, of Lititz; five daughters: Wilda M., wife of Paul W. Hurst, of Ephrata; Wanda M., wife of James G. Weaver, of Ephrata; Julia M., wife of Nelson R. Martin, of Robesonia; Faye Elizabeth, wife of John L. Horning, of Livingston, Wisc.; and Rosene M., wife of Curvin M. Horning, of Newmanstown; two brothers: Elam Ray, husband of Lorraine (Zimmerman) Martin, of Lititz; and John David, husband of Anna Mary (Martin) Martin, of Grayson, Ky.; three sisters: Irene, wife of Abram Weaver, of Newville; Thelma, wife of Harry Good, of Newmanstown; and Elma Fay, wife of John Sensenig, of Romulus, N.Y.; 46 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren: Rosemary H. Horning and Quint Elvin Weaver.

Funeral services will be held March 15 at 9 a.m. on Thursday from the late residence, 220 Wood Corner Road, Lititz, with further services at 9:30 a.m. from the Meadow Valley Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference) with Bishop Lester B. Martin, Bishop Melvin Martin and Ministers Gary Zimmerman and Henry Horning officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements are being made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata.

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