Mary A. Fahnestock, 95, worked at Sico, Lancaster COB member, enjoyed gardening, puzzles

By on December 13, 2017

Mary A. Fahnestock, 95, formerly of Willow Street, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Brethren Village.

Born in New Providence, she was the daughter of the late Jacob B. and Stella E. Meck Doerr. She was the loving wife of the late James H. Fahnestock, who died in 2012.

In her earlier years, Mary was a bookkeeper at the Sico Company, and the former Farmers Bank & Trust Company, Lancaster. She was a member of Lancaster Church of the Brethren. Her interests included gardening, crocheting, sewing and jigsaw puzzles.

Surviving is a son: Barry L., husband of Donna Fahnestock of Mifflinburg; a daughter: Judi A., wife of Ralph L. Wise of Lancaster; four grandchildren: Elicia Good, Isaiah Fahnestock, Nicole and Danielle Wise; and five great grandchildren: Ty and Weston Fahnestock, Joshua and Nathan Good, and Emma Wise.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Myrtle Ressler and Verna Lloyd-Mylin.

Services were held Dec. 11 at Lancaster Church of the Brethren. Interment was in East Fairview Brethren Cemetery, Manheim.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Mary’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send the family online condolences visit The Buch Funeral Home. Manheim. was in charge of the arrangements.

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