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Mary Jane (Guyer) Cool


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Mary Jane (Guyer) Cool Obituary
Mary Jane (Guyer) Cool, 90, of Anchorage, Alaska, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, passed away July 30, 2014, in Anchorage Pioneer Home, Anchorage.
Born June 8, 1924, in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Lester B. and Ruth V. (Coy) Guyer.
She married Mark L. Cool Aug. 2, 1947, in the United Methodist Church, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. They lived in the Waynesboro area from 1981 until 1998. She then lived in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Cool moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, in 2007. Mr. Cool passed away in 2001 after an extended illness. She graduated from Chambersburg High School in 1942 and went to work at the Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., from 1942 to 1944; Letterkenny Army Depot from 1944 to 1972; and retired from government service in 1972.
She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waynesboro; a charter member in the VFW Auxiliary to Post 695, Waynesboro, also past president of the auxiliary; a member of the Waynesboro and Chambersburg BPOE Auxiliaries; Member of the local AARP and the South Chapter AARP 2977.
She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne Marie Mireles, and her husband Lee, Fairbanks, Alaska; her son, Jay Mark Cool of Hedgesville, West Virginia; a sister, Pauline (Lader) Englerth; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: her brother, Jerry Smith Guyer and a grandson Benjamin Michael Cool.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Rev. Dr. A. Robert Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on Aug. 4, 2014
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