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Mary Louise Sparrow

February 8, 1936 January 29, 2019
Mary  Louise Sparrow
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Obituary for Mary Louise Sparrow

Mary Louise Sparrow, age 82 of Saylorsburg, Pa., passed away peacefully on Tuesday , January 29th 2019 at
Pleasant Valley Manor, Hamilton twp., Stroudsburg, PA.
Mary was born in Grafton, WV on Febuary 8th, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Minnie (McMasters) Stansberry.
She was the Loving Wife of the late Joseph Sparrow III who passed away on October 4th, 2010.
Mary had worked as a trimmer at the former Valerie Fashions Inc., in Wind Gap, Pa., until she retired in 1984.
Mary also was active as Treasurer of the Pleasant Valley High School Band in the late 70’s, early 80’s.
Mary was a loving Mother who will be deeply missed by her Family:
Rebecca L. Powell and her husband Scott of Phillipsburg, NJ; Joseph Sparrow IV and his wife Susan of Effort, Pa., and Wendy S. Nottle and her husband Jeffrey of Saylorsburg, Pa.
Mary was also a Loving Grandmother to her 5 grandsons; 1 granddaughter. Dr. Thomas Sparrow of Pittsburgh, Pa; Scott, Lincoln and Nathaniel Powell of Phillipsburg, NJ; Steven K. Lockwitch and his wife Kimberly of Stroudsburg, Pa; and Steven’s sister, Samantha J. Nottle of Saylorsburg, Pa.
Mary is survived by two sisters: Betty East of Bangor, Pa and Patricia Buskirk of Effort, Pa; Two sister in-laws : Stella Nelson of Mt. Bethel ,Pa. and Margaret Heimer and her husband Paul of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Joseph, she was preceded in death by her brother : Robert Stansberry and her brother in-law: Carl East.
Services were private. Mary was buried next to her husband at the Wind Gap Cemetery in Pen Argyl,Pa.
Gower Funeral Home & Crematory,Inc.,Route 209, Gilbert,Pa. in charge of arrangements.

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