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Mary Elizabeth Gabriel Allen Glynn "Gay"

AGE: 94 • Mechanicsburg, formerly Wilmington

Mary Elizabeth Gabriel Allen Glynn (Gay) died quietly in her sleep on October 6, 2016. She was 94. Mary was born in Waterford, Ireland and came to America in 1949. She resided in Edgemoor Gardens and Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington and most recently near her son.

Mary was married to John from Galway, Ireland for more than 50 years. John predeceased her in 2002. Their children are Clare, Aileen, Mary and John.

Over the years Mary gave time to her beloved church. She was a member of the BVM Sodality, served on the PTA, Parish Council and was the Director of Lecturers. Mary received the Order of Merit Award from the Diocese of Wilmington in recognition of her service.

She is survived by her children Clare, Chevy Chase, MD, Aileen Avramovic (Zoran), Rockville, MD, Mary Haverstock (Tom) Palo Alto, CA and John (Susan Pinkerton) Camp Hill, PA. She has nine grandchildren, Kate Katzman, Benjamin Woolley, Paige, Keely and Mason Haverstock, Ana, Cara, and Julia Glynn and a great-granddaughter, Lucy Glynn Katzman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 am at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Gilpin Avenue and Union Street. Burial will take place at St. Joseph on the Brandywine. Friends may call at the Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road on Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, kindly send donations to The National Humane Education Society, 521-A East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 22075 or The Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, 2016
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