Mary Christine Densham (1918 - 2016)

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  • "Mary was a true lady and told wonderful stories.She will be..."
    - Betty Conners
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Mary Christine Densham, 98, of Treasure Lake, Dubois, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Christ the King Manor, Dubois.
Born March 3, 1918, in Pisek, Czechoslovakia, she was the daughter of Joseph R. and Mary Alice (Cebelius) Tekely.
On Sept. 25, 1934, in Alexandria, Pa., she married Edward Ray Densham, who passed away March 12, 2000.
Mary was a 1934 graduate of Philipsburg High School and worked in banking. She enjoyed collecting antiques and loved listening to polkas and Lawrence Welk.
Mary is survived by three nieces, Kelly (Densham) Copa of Ohio, Leslie (Densham) Obermiller of Ohio and Brenda (Teckley) Ramirez of California; a nephew, Paul Teckley of California; and the Williams family, who were a second family to Mary.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son; two sisters, Sophia Larson and Rita May Densham; and three brothers, John Teckely, Gust Tekely and Joseph Tekely.
Funeral services will be held at the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, Pa., at noon Saturday, May 7, 2016, with Fr. John Gibbons officiating. Burial will be at the Allport Cemetery. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Since Mary had a love for animals, the family wishes memorial contributions to be made to your local animal shelter.
Online condolences to the family may be made at
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Dahlgren-Spewock Funeral Home
228 North Centre Street
Philipsburg, PA 16866
(814) 342-4710
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Published in The Courier Express on May 5, 2016