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Mary Jane (Sheesely) Geiser

March 1, 1926 — October 15, 2022


Mary J. Geiser, 96, of Lewisburg, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Watsontown Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Born on March 1, 1926 in Cowan, she was a daughter of the late Paul E. and Rebecca M. (Snyder) Sheesley. On October 19, 1946, she married Joseph Forrester Geiser, who preceded her in death on August 22, 2017.

Mary retired from Pennsylvania House Furniture, Lewisburg. Earlier in life she worked at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Sunbury and Wilson Manufacturing Corp, Sunbury.

Mary enjoyed quilting, painting ceramics, crocheting afghans, baking and in her final years, playing bingo.

Surviving are one son-in-law, Fred Wenrich of Lewisburg; four grandchildren, Tracy Sauers of Mifflinburg, Dean and Amy Wenrich of Mifflinburg, Gene and Lori Wenrich of Enola, and Michele and Scott Swartz of Enola; three great-grandchildren, Zachary and wife Kendall Sauers of Mifflinburg, and Erica and Leah Wenrich of Enola; one sister, Helen and Donald Wirth of Hartleton; one brother Paul (Butch) Sheesley of Lewisburg.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley A. Wenrich; one grandson-in-law, Jamie Sauers; five sisters, Martha Benfer, Rebecca Yerger, Grace Walker, Thelma Long, and Laura Sheesley; three brothers, Marshall (Tom), James and Kenneth Sheesley.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10:30 to 11 AM on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at Adamo's Funeral Home, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11 AM.

Interment will be in the Hartleton Cemetery beside her husband on what would have been their 76th Wedding Anniversary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary's memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E 3rd Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Dominick T. Adamo Funerals, Cremations & Monuments

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