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Mary W. Hooker

August 6, 1925March 12, 2018

Mary Waugh Hooker, 92, of Mechanicsburg, PA, died on March 12, 2018 at The Bridges at Bent Creek. She was born August 6, 1925 in Schenectady, NY, daughter of the late Robert Hunter and Rebecca (MacLennan) Waugh, who emigrated from Scotland and came to the United States through Ellis Island in the early 1900’s. She was preceded in death by her husband the Reverend Charles J. Hooker, Jr. on March 20, 2017 and her brothers, Donald, David, and Robert Waugh. Prior to retirement she was Financial Secretary with the First Presbyterian Church in Wilkes-Barre. PA. Much of her life was spent being a minister’s wife and a loving mother. Since moving to Mechanicsburg, she has been a member of Silver Spring Presbyterian Church. She has always been active in the church her whole life and would never miss a Sunday service, even in her last year at The Bridges, attending services every Sunday morning in the Pennsylvania Room there. Mary is survived by her son Charles J. Hooker, III and his wife, Kathleen D. Hooker of Camp Hill, PA and daughter Jeanne Ann (Hooker) McConnell and her husband, John McConnell of Branchburg, N.J. also she is survived by her grandchildren, Ian Hooker, Natalie Santana, Maureen Hooker and Rebecca McConnell, a great grandson, several nieces and nephews Services will be private at the convenience of the family. She will be interred with her husband at the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mechanicsburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to, Keystone Human Services, 124 Pine St. Harrisburg, PA 17101

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