Mary Emma Stevens

Mary Emma Stevens, 88, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.

Born March 23, 1925, in Arnot, Pa., the daughter of John and Annie Small Parry.

She retired in 1990 from Ward Manufacturing, Blossburg.

Mary Emma was a member of the Arnot Presbyterian Church, lifetime member of Royal Order of Moose, chapter 981, Canton, Pa., for 56 years.

She loved her time spent attending church services, singing and listening to gospel music; she was also a fan of country music.

The time of her life and best vacation ever, which she spoke of often, was her trip to Hawaii with her daughter. She loved her family very much and enjoyed attending all events they participated in before her health prevented it.

Mary Emma is survived by son, Donald Lee of Arnot; daughter, Donna Marie of Blossburg; grandsons, Edward Charles and wife Betsy of Jersey Shore, Pa., Patrick Michael and wife Melissa of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Donald Lee Jr. and wife Peggy of Hinesville, Ga.; great-granddaughters, Emma, Grace, Emily, Mikayla and Makenna.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald A. Stevens on Dec. 30, 1965; brother, Charles W. Parry; sister, Anna P. Brooks; and brother-in-law, Edwin Brooks.

Funeral services will be privately held for family members at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, with Rev. John Shypulefski officiating, interment will follow in Arbon Cemetery, Blossburg.