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Mary E. Moshier

CROGHAN – Mary E. Moshier, 76 passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born on June 27, 1942 in Lowville the daughter of the late Erwin and Esther (Zehr) Moshier. She is survived by three sisters, Susanna, Croghan; Mrs. (Greg) Kathleen Leichty of Louisville, KY; and Carol of Morristown; two brothers, Mark and his wife, Dawn of Castorland; James and his wife Karen of Croghan; a brother-in-law, Herbert Gascho of Castorland; and a sister-in-law, Susan (Leathers) Moshier of Morristown, NJ; many nieces and nephews, cousins, and great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Two sisters, Priscilla Gascho and Lois Moshier and one brother, Samuel, and two nieces and two nephews preceded her in death.

Mary attended the rural school in Croghan and Beaver River Central School. She quit school at the end of the eighth grade, but was able to acquire her GED. She began working for Beaverite Products at the age of 18 and worked there for nearly 42 years. She worked as a supervisor in the book cover department and was a loyal company worker. Because of her knowledge and attentiveness, she saved the company money by picking up costly mistakes.

Mary had two loves, her nieces and nephews and her great nieces and nephews and Yankee baseball. She often cared for her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Throughout her life their visits brightened up her life. Later on the great-great nieces and nephews did the same. They loved her in return. She loved to bake and made sweets for them as well as the rest of the Family. For years she watched every Yankee game, took her nephews to their games, and could tell you the names of the players and the pitchers of every game. She collected the Yankee magazine and knew much about the lives of the players. Mary also enjoyed traveling.

Mary was a member of the Croghan Mennonite Church and taught Sunday School and Bible School. She also was a member of the Nimble Fingers Sewing Circle, and served as Vice President for many years. She prayed for the Rosedale Mennonite Missionaries on the field for many years. She and her sister, Lois, taught Bible School at the Woodville Mennonite Church. Mary also volunteered at the Agape Shoppe for many years.

Calling hours for family and friends will be at the Croghan Mennonite Church on Friday, August 31st, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 P.M., burial will follow in the church cemetery. A memorial service will be at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Paul Mast and Rev. Bruce Roggie officiating.

Memorial gifts may be given to Rosedale Mennonite Missions, 2120 E. S'" Ave. Suite A, Columbus, OH 43219 or Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc. P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367

 

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