Mary B. Stauffer, 87, Jerusalem Church member, enjoyed yard sales, cooking, and canning

By on September 27, 2017

Mary B. Stauffer, 87, of Marietta, formerly of Manheim, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Milton Grove, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Margaret Derr Stauffer. Mary was the loving wife of Robert E. “Gene” Stauffer, who died in 2006.

She attended the Jerusalem Church, Penryn. In her earlier years, Mary was an auction junkie, and enjoyed attending and having yard sales. She also enjoyed cooking, canning, and spending time with her beloved family.

Surviving is a daughter: Josephine L., wife of Richard L. Nye Sr., of Marietta; two sons: Ronald L., husband of Kathy Stauffer, of Quentin; Robert E. Stauffer of Manheim; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five brothers: Lester, husband of Doris Stauffer, of Mount Joy; Kenneth, husband of Linda Stauffer, of Clearfield; Merle, husband of Lynn Stauffer, of Ephrata; Marlin, husband of Gail Stauffer; Leo Stauffer, both of Elizabethtown; three sisters: Lois, wife of Paul Fitzpatrick; Linda, wife of James Seibert; Verna Haldeman, all of Elizabethtown; and a brother-in-law: Kenneth, husband of Verdella Stauffer, of Manheim.

Preceding her in death is a grandson: Derek Stauffer; and two sisters: Shirley Deppen and Myrtle Elizabeth George.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Mary’s funeral service at Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, on Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. There will be a public viewing at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at Ruhl’s United Methodist Cemetery.

Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Mary’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send the family online condolences visit Arrangements by Buch Funeral Home, Manheim.

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