Mary E. Pardoe

Mary E. Pardoe, 82, of Muncy, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at her home.

Born March 28, 1935, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Harold L. and Helen M. (Hagerman) Seese. She and her husband, Preston E. Pardoe, would have celebrated 63 years of marriage on May 28, 2018.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a graduate of North-Mont High School, Class of 1953 and retired in 1997 from Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, after having worked there for 19 years. Mary was a member of the Women of the Moose and the former Bethany United Methodist Church, Hughesville, now The Beacon: a United Methodist Church. She also loved animals, bowling, reading and cooking.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Sandra E. (Terry) Little, and Penny L. Pardoe, both of Hughesville; a son, Preston E. (Kathleen) Pardoe II, of Hughesville; three grandchildren, Jennifer M. (Brad) Whitmoyer, Erica L. (Eric) Stroup, and Kelly J. (Timothy) DeHart; and six great-grandchildren, Chylee A. Stroup, Sara A. Stroup, Lauren E. Stroup, Dylan B. Whitmoyer, Brett D. Whitmoyer and Austin H. Allman.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald L. Seese.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, January 5, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Jane L. O’Borski officiating. Burial will be held privately in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

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