Mary Riesenberg
1931 - 2021
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Mary Riesenberg

Asheville - Mary Sheppard Riesenberg, 89, passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness on January 10, 2021.

Mary is survived by her husband of 65 years, Melvin(Buddy) E Riesenberg; daughters, Jean Riesenberg Hansman and Terri Riesenberg Baird; sisters, Lettie S Ray and Emily S. Braswell; grandchildren, Ashley Marder Bowman, Tessa A Hansman Cameron E Baird, and Sarah T Baird; great-granddaughter Elena Baird-White along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to the current pandemic restrictions and concerns, a private family graveside service will be held.

Morris Funeral & Cremation Care is in charge of arrangements and condolences may be left at

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Published in Asheville Citizen-Times from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2021.
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January 13, 2021
Buddy and family - May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. I have such fond memories of times spent with Mary at Buncombe County. She was a great gal and will be missed. Brenda Burgin
Brenda Burgin
January 12, 2021
Kissing you always
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