Mary Elizabeth Pelarski Routhier, 86, of Harpers Ferry, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Kline Hospice House in Mt. Airy, MD.|
Born in St. Cloud, MN, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Anna Sopkowiak Pelarski.
She was employed as a draftsperson for the Bechtel Corporation, a member of St. James Church in Charles Town, the Ladies Auxiliary-VFW, and a volunteer for the "Op Shop".
She is survived by her two sons, John D. Routhier of Jefferson, MD and Mark A. Routhier and wife, Rosanna, of Frederick, MD; three daughters, Glenna M. Routhier of Frederick, MD, Grace A. Routhier of Poolesville, MD and Joan E. Mazurowski and husband, Steven, of Dunnellon, FL; two grandchildren, Frank A. and Amy M. Mazurowski; four great-grandchildren; and one, sister, Theresa Schake.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Albert Routhier; three brothers, Benedict, Joseph and Alos Robert Pelarski; and three sisters, Genivieve Kettelson, Clara Kapol and Rita Lemanczik.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 7, 2013, at St. James Catholic Church with Rev. Father John Ledford, celebrant. Interment will be in St. Peter Cemetery in Harpers Ferry.
Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.6th, at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home in Ranson. WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Kline Hospice House, 7000 Kimmel Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771.
Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Nov. 5, 2013