Mary C. Holland, 97, of Cherrytown, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, at her home. She was born on November 1, 1921, in Russellville, PA; a daughter of the late Clyde and Elvira (Fletcher) Carbaugh. On December 8, 1946, she married William W. Holland. He preceded her in death on April 24, 1979.
Surviving are her daughters, Beverly Brumbaugh and husband Bill of James Creek, PA, and Marla Moberg and husband Duane of Clifton Park, NY. She is also survived by four grandsons; William Brumbaugh and wife Marcy, Bradley Brumbaugh and wife Jennifer, Robert Brumbaugh and wife Candace and Matthew Moberg and wife Danielle. Also surviving are great-grandchildren; Wyatt Brumbaugh and wife Madison, Morgan Brumbaugh, Sophie Brumbaugh, Nicholas Brumbaugh, Alaina Brumbaugh, Lucas Brumbaugh, Ava Brumbaugh, Carly Brumbaugh, and Emma Moberg. She was preceded in death by a great-great-grandchild.
She attended a one-room school in Cherrytown until she was 12 and then attended Saxton Liberty High School where she graduated in 1938. Her first job was at the Huntingdon Throwing Company followed by jobs at Owens Corning Fiberglas, Arrow Shirt Company, McCrory Warehouse, and Penn Central National Bank.
Mary was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Russellville. She enjoyed being a member of the local Red Hat Society and attending activities at the Broad Top Area Senior Center.
She was an avid sports fan and attended her grandsons’ and great-grandchildren's sporting events. She rarely missed a game and enjoyed cheering them on from elementary school through college. She could also be found every year in the show ring bleachers at the Huntingdon County Fair watching her grandsons and then her great-grandchildren and other local youth competing with their 4-H and FFA animals. Mary also enjoyed crocheting, quilting, reading, and crossword and jigsaw puzzles.
Friends and Family may call at the Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the funeral chapel.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at the Akers Funeral Chapel with Pastor James Patterson and Pastor Doug Satterlee officiating.
Burial will be held at Russellville Reformed Cemetery.
If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mary to Penn State Dance Marathon; attn: Finance / THON office, 227D Hub, University Park, PA 16802 or by online thon.donordrive.com.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralchapel.com
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