Mary E. Nelson, 76, formerly of Loyalsock Township, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 13, 1936, in Williamsport, a daughter of Howard and Margaret Fry Kline.
Mary was a member of Faith Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed music, and singing in the church choir.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Clarence H. Yost on May 1, 1999.
She is survived by her second husband, Max I. Nelson; her son, Howard L. (Donetta) Yost of Lock Haven; daughter, Christine M. (Brian) Wylie of Proctor; three stepchildren, Nancy (Lenny) Hiltz of Muncy, Sherran (Bob) Doobovsky of Washington and Sandy (Art Longoria) Gramlich of Irvine, Calif.; three brothers, Paul (Kathryn) Kline of Pa., Joel (Elaine) Kline of Pottstown, Pa., and Jesse (Mary Ellen) Kline of Danville; four sisters, Anna Ruth Zook of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Dorcas (Don) Ott of Hayden, Idaho, Naomi (George) Ammann of Madison, Ga., and Grace Watson of Tucson, Ariz.; a grandson, Ryan; and numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, with the Rev. Timothy K. Hartzell officiating. Interment will follow in the Montoursville Cemetery. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.