Mary C. McKerahan, 73

Mary C. “Little Miss Mary” McKerahan, 73, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at her residence.

Mary was born on March 10, 1947 in Pittsburgh. She was a nurse at the Passavant Lutheran Home for 21 years until her retirement. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Church where she was a dedicated volunteer at the Holy Redeemer Food Bank. Her fellow volunteers described her as very energetic, enthusiastic, and would run circles around them, and that they will greatly miss her. Little Miss Mary will be extremely missed by her family.

Survivors include two sons, Donald (Nita) McKerahan of Norwalk, Ohio, Thomas (Velvet) McKerahan of Harmony, five brothers in Arizona, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, John H. McKerehan III who died on March 12, 2011 and a grandson, Andrew McClintick, who died on December 29, 2015.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a memorial service and celebration of Mary’s life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Holy Redeemer Food Bank, 300 Crescent Ave. Ellwood City, PA 16117.

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2 thoughts on “Mary C. McKerahan, 73

  1. When Holy Redeemer had the Golden Agers program Mary
    assisted in preparing their lunches every Wed.
    She also loved to play Bingo. I personally will miss working side by side with Mary.

  2. I worked with Mary for about 10 years. We had alot of good times. She was a very special lady. I wish I had the energy she had

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