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Mary A. Yocum

August 29, 1932 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 88)

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Obituary

Mary A. Yocum, 88, of Lewistown, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at her home.

Born Aug. 29, 1932, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Rudie W. Sr. and Aretta I. (Ritter) Yocum.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: four brothers, Rudie Jr., Donald, Arthur, and Terry Yocum; and four sisters, Betty Cals, Dorthey Burkholder, Sylvia Johnson, and Margaret “Peg” O’Hara.

Mary is survived by her brother, Delwain S. “Babe” Yocum, of Lewistown, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Early in life, she worked at the Arrow Shirt Factory for 29 years.  She, along with her sister, Peg, were co-owners of Mary & Peg’s Beauty Salon for many years.  Later, Mary did commercial cleaning for Mifflin County Savings Bank.    

A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan Street, Lewistown, followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m., with Pastor George Clark officiating. 

Interment will take place at Lind Memorial Cemetery, Green Avenue, Lewistown. 

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803. 

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
February 20, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc.
75 Logan St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc.
75 Logan St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Graveside Service
Saturday
February 20, 2021

3:00 PM
Lind Memorial Cemetery
Green Ave.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Donations

American Cancer Society
1375 Martin Street, Suite 206, State College PA 16803
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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