Deaths of Local Interest – Sept. 12, 2019

By on September 11, 2019

Mary E. Gockley, 101, of Ephrata passed away peacefully Sept. 4 at Fairmount Homes in Ephrata. Mary was the mother to six children and a homemaker until the death of her husband in 1972. She then, at age 53, learned to drive, studied for and achieved her GED, and attended Lancaster County Vocational Technical School to obtain her practical nursing license. She worked until her early 70s as a LPN at Ephrata Community Hospital. She was an avid quilter. A daughter, Kay L. Moyer, wife of James, lives in Manheim. A son, Glenn D., husband of Polly Sue, lives in Lititz. A stepbrother, James, husband of Judy Shank, lives in Manheim.

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