Mary K. Nemec

Mary K. Nemec LANCASTER, CA Mary K. Nemec, 89, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, February 17, 2013, in Lancaster, Calif. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Nemec. Mary was born in Starford, Pa., on July 20, 1923, a daughter of the late Julia (Farkas) and Joseph Katchmer, Sr. Mary was an active member of the former St. Cyril's and St. Methodius Church, currently St. Benedict's Church in Lebanon. Mary and her husband owned and operated "Nemec's Tavern" for over 20 years, and Mary owned and operated the "Beautyrama Salon" for 20 years. Mary is survived by three children, Michael Nemec, Jr. (retired system's analyst) of Roanoke, Va., Kathleen (Kelly) Stark (retired elementary school teacher of 20 years) and her husband, Chris of Lancaster, Calif.; and Dr. Douglas Nemec (Anesthesiologist), husband of Nancy of Catawba, Va.; one brother, Michael Katchmer of North Cambria; six grandchildren, Kristen, Desiree, Antonia, Hannah, Micah, and Abbey Rose; one great-grandchild, Nikolai; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Katchmer, Jr. and John Katchmer, who died last March; and her sister, Julia Buck. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday February 23, 2013, at St. Benedict The Abbot Church, 1300 Lehman St., Lebanon 17046. Viewing hours will be held Friday evening 6 to 8 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. 126 S. 9th St., Lebanon 17042 and Saturday morning 9 to 10 at the church. Interment will be on Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. You may share your thoughts and memories with the family at

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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Feb. 20, 2013