Mary L. Wenner

Mary L. Wenner

Mary L. “Peppy” Wenner, 84, of Williamsport, passed away at Williamsport Regional Medical Center on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

Mary was born in Williamsport on Nov. 25, 1932, a daughter of Edward A. and Elizabeth (Fischer) Wenner.

She was a life-long member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and a graduate of the former St. Mary’s High School. Mary had been employed at the former Trimtex for many years and retired from Pneu-Dart in 2000.

She enjoyed going out to eat, attending shows at the Community Theater League and the Community Arts Center. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed baking and was  an avid Phillies fan, but her greatest joy was spending time with family.

Surviving are her brother, James L. (Shirley) Wenner, of Lancaster; nieces and nephews, Elaine (Hughey) Woodring, of Jersey Shore, Denise (Thomas) Holmes, of Cogan Station, Patricia (Matthew) Cheatle, of Williamsport, Robert (Robin) Fortney, of Bel Air, Md., Thomas (Jeannine) Wenner, of Greensboro, N.C., Susan Wenner, Beth (Patrick ) Wenner, Anthony (Harriet) Wenner and Michael (Diana) Wenner, all of Lancaster; 14 great nieces and nephews; five  great-great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, a brother, Leo Wenner and sisters, Charlotte L. Fortney and Dorothy Wenner, all preceded her in death.

The family will receive family and friends in the church lounge from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 326 Washington Blvd., with the Rev. Michael J. Zipay officiating. Burial will follow at St. Boniface Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to St. Boniface Church.

Crouse Funeral Home is handling arrangements.