Mary "Mamie" Rymar, 104 ½, a resident of Plains Township, passed away on Wednesday at her home with her granddaughter Jean Marie at her side.
Born on Dec. 5, 1908, in Larksville, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Sophie (Leonard) Nice.
Mary was the widow of Stanley Rymar, who died on March 3, 1955. She was a member of the churches of Sacred Heart and Ss. Peter & Paul, of Plains, and its Altar and Rosary societies.
She attended Larksville Borough schools and was employed as a seamstress for Plains Blouse until her retirement.
In addition to her husband, Stanley, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert. Also six brothers, John, George, Philip, Joseph, Frank and Thomas Nice, and one sister, Ann Shimko. She was the last surviving sibling in a family of eight children.
Surviving are her granddaughter and caretaker, Jean Marie Rymar, with who she resided; grandson, Robert Rymar, Wilkes-Barre; and daughter-in-law, Regina Rymar, Wilkes-Barre.
Mary's funeral was held at the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains, with a Mass of Christian Burial in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains. Interment was held in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains.
Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Main Street
Plains, PA 18705
Published in Times Leader on June 23, 2013