The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 10, 2013

Mary S. Herman, 99, Mifflinburg

The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Mary S. Herman, 99, of Mifflinburg, entered into eternal rest at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont.

She was born June 15, 1913, in Oneida Township, Huntingdon County, a daughter of the late Forrie and Mary (Crownover) Snyder. On June 23, 1934, in Huntingdon, she married R. Clair Jacka, who passed away on May 11, 1963. She married Custer Mench Herman, who preceded her in death on April 5, 1999.

Mary was employed at the Huntingdon Throwing Mill, Huntingdon, from 1925 to 1943. She then moved to Mifflinburg in 1943 and continued to work at the mill’s Mifflinburg operation until her retirement in 1977.

She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mifflinburg.

Mary enjoyed having dinner and spending time with family and traveling.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Clair and Carol Jacka, of Mifflinburg; one stepdaughter, Lois Boop, of Mifflinburg; four grandchildren, Andrea Long, of Mifflinburg, Vicki Jacka, of Mifflinburg, Roberta Wagner and husband Terry, of Millmont, and David Jacka and wife Kathy, of Mifflinburg; three stepgrandchildren, Denny Stevens, of Palmyra, Donna Brobst and husband Dan, of Mifflinburg, and Craig Boop, of Mifflinburg; eight great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-great-granchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and six brothers; one stepdaughter, Faye Stevens and her husband, Jack; and one stepson-in-law, Gene Boop.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 3:30 with the Rev. Kris L. Brown and the Rev. Vickie L. Brown, pastors of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating.

Interment will be in East Side Cemetery, Mifflinburg.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary’s memory may be sent to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

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