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Mary E. Mack

June 7, 1935 - April 15, 2020


Athens, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

April 15, 2020



Birth Date:

June 7, 1935

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

Service Information:

Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Mary E. Mack

Mary E. Mack, 84, of Athens passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 as a result of complications from the COVID-19 virus at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.

She was predeceased by her parents, Carl and Mary Hofer Buck; husband, Allen Roger Mack; sisters, Eva and Martha; and brothers, Asher, George and Eugene.

Mary is survived by her children, Barbara (James) Carl of Athens, Joseph (Cindy Lou) Mack of Waverly, Cindy Becker of Waverly and Michelle (Randy) Keene of Waverly; sisters, Charmaine (Dennis) Shaffer of Williamsport and Kathy (Larry) Nogle of FL; grandchildren, Tara Kneebone, Joseph Mack II, Timothy Carl, Ryan Keene, Jaimie Carl, Katie Keene, Zachary Becker, Zebulen Becker and Aaron Keene; 15 great grandchildren; close friend, Allen Fairbairn of FL; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mary was kind and compassionate and was the rock that held her family together.  She enjoyed helping others and meeting her former classmates for weekly lunch.  She was a 1953 graduate of Waverly High School and went on to work for over 20 years as an accounting clerk for Pennsylvania Southern Gas.  She was a life time member of the Waverly United Methodist Church.

A time of calling will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 10 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York with Rev. Cindy Schulte officiating and burial to follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Waverly.  For those who are unable to attend the service, the service will be Live Streamed at 12:00 PM at  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Mary’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Tawny Keene
My thoughts and prayers are with her family.  Mary was such a sweet woman, always smiling and she loved large.  Rest Peacefully, Mary

From: Bobbi and Gary Rockwell
Heartfelt condolences.  May you find comfort in your faith and happy memories of her.

From: Coyle family
Thinking of you all so sorry for your lost she was a great women

From: Rolly Keene
Enjoying the fruits of Heaven is where you are now. On Earth, you will be mourned by so many that love and miss you.  Mary touched so many lives and was always more than kind and loving towards me and my family. I pray that all of us may know God and will someday join you in your heavenly home.

From: Peggy & Phil Robillard
So glad she became a part of our lives.  She was one of the best.  May she Rest In Peace.  Know how much you are all going to miss this wonderful woman and your Mom!

To the Family Of Mary, My deepest Sympathy For your loss, Mary was a wonderful Lady very friendly happy go person, I am proud to have known her and Roger and enjoy lots of laughs, I know they are looking down and Happy they are together once again Prayers DON

From: Laurie(McNeal) and Eric Jacobs
Michelle and family,
  We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Laurie(McNeal) and Eric Jacobs.

From: Candice A. Stilson
My deepest sympathies..praying for the family. God heals the broken hearted.

From: Paula Mack Hamilton
My sincere sympathy to all of Mary’s family.  She was an extra special woman and she loved her family.  I always enjoyed talking to her at the reunions and at church.  May your faith and memories help you through this difficult time.

From: Brenda Rosh
So sorry for your loss . My heart goes out to all of you. Mary was a very sweet lady.

From: Rena and Steve Olmsted
So very sorry for your loss. Mary was a very special lady and will be sadly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers for all of you❤

From: Sue Bennett
Barb and Jim, I’m very sorry to hear of your loss . May the memories of a lifetime hold you up and ease your pain at this sad times. Sue Bennett

From: Nancy Safford Arcesi
I was a waitress with Mary at the ElBa restaurant in 1968-69. My dad and I had lunch there one day and left her tip in pennies! She looked none to amused when she cleared our table! (We watched from the car). I ran into her several times over the years and she was always very friendly. Such a nice person. My sympathy to you.

From: Trudy Gillette Kepner
My deepest condolences your mom was a beautiful woman,when thinking of this beautiful soul I will always remember how much she loved her children. Many years ago I remember staying overnight and your mom would sing while taking her bath, wonderful song all of them were about her children, she will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Praying for the whole family.

From: Lisa myers
So sorry for your loss,thoughts and prayers goes out to the whole family..may peace be with you all and god bless!!!!

From: Jim and Nelly Updyke
We are very saddened to hear of the passing of this great lady.
She and Roger were great neighbors and she always was up for a few minutes of “catch up” on the sidewalk in front of their house. She will be truly missed. Rest In Peace Mary.

From: Rena and Steve Olmsted
So very sorry for your loss. Mary was a very special lady and will be sadly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers for all of you❤

From: June Satterly
My deepest sympathy to the family. Mary was a very sweet person and friend. She was always there and willing to help anyone. She will be missed by all that knew her. Rest In Peace, dear friend.

From: Sheila Berry
So sorry for your loss. I remember your mom from the many times at your home and rides to school she was a very special person. Prayers for your family.

From: Laura (Cole) Hopkins
So sorry, she was such a good friend to my Mom. I will never forget the camping trips and fun I had with all of you growing up. Hugs to all of you.

From: Valerie Hugg
So very sad to hear this news. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the Mack Family. Having grown up on Center Street in Waverly, I have very fond memories of Mrs. Mack and her Family. Love & God Bless, Bob & Val Hugg

From: John Akins & Dolores McCutcheon
Our sympathy and prayers are with you. Mary will always be remembered for her willingness to help everyone. She was a loving person with a big heart. Rest in peace dear friend.

From: Albert & shelly johnson
So sorry for your loss 
We want to extend our condolences to 
The family

From: Toni T Risboskin
So very sorry for your loss. Heartfelt condolences and prayers that you all stay safe and at peace with her memories.

From: Marie Post
My Deepest Sympathies and Prayers to all of you May She Rest In Heaven. 
Marie Post and Family 
Megan Hadlock 
Patrick,Renee, Cody Grimes

From: Tina Gain
Sending heartfelt condolences to Mary's wonderful family at this most difficult time. I am truly sorry for the loss of her beautiful bright light in this community that repeatedly expressed her love for this close-knit family. The love she role-modeled and freely shared is clearly reflected in her beloved family. She touched many more lives than she knew. 

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

With deepest sympathy,

Tina B. Gain, MSN RN

From: Michael Noone
Very sorry to hear of Mary's passing. I worked with her for a number of years and she was a pleasure to work with, certainly added life and joy to the office. I had the pleasure of having breakfast with her and Al at Becky's diner a few months ago and saw that she was enjoying her life. My sincere condolences.

From: Rose Myers
Will always remember her and all she did. We had a lot of good memories on the baseball trips. She is at home with Roger and others and will live on in memories. George Rose and Georgie Myers

From: Shirley Thomas
Miss my neighbor very much,sorry for your loss family of Mary

From: Pam Kittle
So sorry for your lose. Aunt Mary was very close to here family. There are no words to express how I feel. She was in my life for 76 years.RIP Aunt Mary, you will never hurt again

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