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Mary Stair

October 16, 1922 — March 12, 2017

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Mary E. Stair, 94, of Frostburg, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born October 16, 1922, in Grahamtown, to the late Herbert and Matilda (Reiber) Gunter. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William D. Stair; and a brother, Howard Gunter; she is the last of her immediate family.

Mrs. Stair was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Frostburg, member and past matron of Mountain Chapter 15 O.E.S. She was a retired clerk from Sears. She was a member of the Beall High School Class of 1940.

Surviving are her sons, William H. Stair and wife Karen, Frostburg, Gerald Lee Rae and wife Donna, West Middlesex, PA, and Dr. Harry Gunter Rae and wife Gail, Cape Cod, MA,; three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD on Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 2-5 pm. Mountain Chapter 15 O.E.S. will conduct services at 4 pm.

Funeral and Committal Services will follow at 5 pm with Rev. Karen Crosby officiating.

Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff of WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab staff for their compassionate patience and care.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Mrs. Stair’s name, be made to the Allegany County Animal Center, 716 Furnace Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Allegany County Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 566, Cumberland MD 21502-0566,
Tel: 301-777-5930

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