Mary Walters

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  • "Fond memories of her growing up on 2nd St."
  • "Polly was a dear friend and neighbor of my Mom's, and I..."
    - Sherry (Clark) Barnes
  • "Polly was the essence of a lady. Her smile and heartwarming..."
    - Rita Walters
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Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Walters, loving wife, mother and grandmother, formerly of 25 South 2nd St., passed away Wednesday (Sept. 10, 2014) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born in December of 1924, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late George M. and Mabel Urban Taylor.
On Jan. 20, 1946, at Glad Archers on Minard Run, her parent's home, she married David E. "Curly" Walters, who survives.
Mrs. Walters attended Custer City grade schools, was a 1942 graduate of Bradford High School and a 1945 graduate of Bryant & Stratton. She enjoyed reading, knitting, gardening and spending time with her cat "Sassy."
She had been employed by Dresser Manufacturing as a financial secretary before settling in to be a loving mother and homemaker.
She was a member of the Church of the Ascension, a member and past president of Junior Guild; and member and past president of the Episcopal Church Women. She was a member, past president and trustee of the Women's Literary Club and a member of the Red Hatters.
Surviving is her husband of 68 years, one son, James M. (Nancy) Walters of Bradford, and one granddaughter, Shelby Walters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, Denise; an infant son, Ernest; three brothers, twins, George and Frank Taylor, and Howard Taylor.
Family will receiving friends on Friday at the Church of the Ascension from 11 a.m. to noon, at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Stacey Fussell, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to CARE for Children, PO Box 616, Bradford, PA 16701; or Shriner's Crippled Children Hospital, 1645 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 11 to Sept. 18, 2014
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