Mary E. Berfield

Mary E. Berfield

Mary E. Berfield, 101, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport.

Born on Aug. 9, 1917, in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter of Edgar K. Miller and the former Edith Weaver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick E. Berfield, on Aug. 23, 1993; they were united in marriage in 1933. She was also predeceased by a daughter Lola A. Hauser and a great-grandson, Jason L. Hauser.

For 90 years she was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Jersey Shore and was the nursery director for 50 years. For several years she was employed by Jersey Shore Area School District and was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School.

Mary is survived by: a son, David E. (Annie) Berfield of Bainbridge Island, Washington; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. The Rev. Brian Moyer, her pastor, will officiate.

Family will provide flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made in her name to Trinity United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.