Mary Glenn Everett, 90, of East Main Street, Nanticoke, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a patient for the past 14 months.
Born on August 6, 1922, in Hanover Township, she was the only child of the late C. Lloyd and Ethel (Briggs) Rinehimer. Mary Glenn graduated from Nanticoke High School, Class of 1940, and resided in Nanticoke most of her life. Early in life she was employed at Gem Furniture Co., Nanticoke, where she met her husband, Alex. They were married in June 1951.
After starting her family, Mary Glenn was a housewife and homemaker and her main interest in life was caring for her home and family. She will also be remembered for her love of animals and her cats and dogs she had over the years.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Nanticoke, and had taught the beginners Sunday school class for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 39 years, Alex (Spike) Everett, on April 24, 1990.
Surviving are three daughters, Elnora Zalewski and her husband, John, Plymouth Township; Ellen Rutkowski and her husband, Mark, Nanticoke; and Leah John, Marshalls Creek; grandchildren, Mary Ann Rutkowski, Chris Rutkowski, Amy Zalewski and Jenny Killeen.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke, with Roger Noss, her pastor, and Scott Ryan, her former pastor, officiating.
Interment will follow in Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
If desired, the family would appreciate contributions in Mrs. Everett's memory be made to: 4 Paws Spay/Neuter Fund, c/o The Village Pet Supply, 2301 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township, PA 18706.