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May 17, 2013

Mary C. Pahl, 55, Milton

MILTON — Mary C. (Kelser) Pahl, 55, of Milton, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her residence.

She was born on June 13, 1957, in Locust Gap, the daughter of Kathleen (O’Neill) Kelser and the late Leo A. Kelser. On Dec. 21, 1985, she married Jeffrey Pahl, of Milton, and they celebrated 27 years of marriage together.

Mary was a 1975 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School. In 1979, she graduated from Kutztown University with a bachelor of arts degree in social welfare. Mary received her master’s degree in social work in 1984 from the University of South Carolina.

Mary worked as a social worker at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville from 1984-1995. Since 1995, she has been a social worker at Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg. She was a licensed Pennsylvania Social Worker who enjoyed working with patients and families.

Mary loved her family deeply. She enjoyed reading and decorating. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where she volunteered with the Children’s Liturgy Program.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons, Matthew and Jared, at home; two step-children, Joshua Pahl and wife Lynn, of West Chester, and Lindsay Blythe and her husband Jesse, of Aliso Vigo, Calif.; two sisters, Patricia Kisseleff, of Coal Township, and Joan Handerhan and husband Blaine, of Enola; one brother, Leo Kelser and his wife Susan, of Summit, N.J.; five nephews, Alex, Ben, Christopher, Andrew, and Ryan; her goddaughter and niece, Kayla Handerhan, of Enola; mother-in-law, Margie Pahl; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Rorhbach and Connie Crawford, and her beloved aunt, Eleanor Busch.

A public viewing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at The Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 109 Broadway St., Milton with the Rev. John D. Hoke officiating.

Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Locust Gap.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Matthew and Jared Pahl Scholorship Fund, c/o M-C Federal Credit Union, Evangelical Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

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