Mary E Garrison

August 18, 1928December 7, 2012

Mary E. Garrison, age 84, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, December 07, 2012.

Born August 18, 1928 in South Boston, MA, she was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Henry) Canizaro. She married Robert F. Garrison on November 3, 1946 and he preceded her in death on December 17, 1993.

Mary had worked at George’s Pizza, G.C. Murphy’s, and as a bartender at the V.F.W. on Saturdays, all of Greencastle. Mary’s love was her family, being an extraordinary mother, and granny. She will be remembered as an excellent baker, and a generous, compassionate lady, always willing to lend a helping hand to others.

She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and Ladies Guild; a life member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary; and the Women of the Moose.

Survivors include her daughters, Sandra (Mike) Huffman, Anita Garrison, and Lisa (Tim) Duncan, all of Greencastle; six grandchildren, Andrea(Darin) Moyer, Kimberly Robson, Jill (Jamey) Cook, Joshua (Kate) Duncan, Nicolas Duncan (fiancée Erica Porter) and Alicia (Paul) Davidson; great grandchildren, Joe, Cody, Michael, Ryley, Noah, Becca, Madeline and Georgianna Mary; great great granddaughter, Ciara Casteel; sister-in-laws, Mary Margaret Potts and Betty West; brother-in-law, Frank (Garnetta) Horner; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church with Fr. Darvin Winters officiating and Pastor Alan Small presenting the eulogy. Interment will follow at the Brick Chapel Cemetery.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Heather Powers

January 21, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I loved your mother so much! I will always cherish the conversations I had with her. (and her wonderful goodies!) Mary always kept my belly full :)

December 10, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss, Mary was such a great lady. Think about all the good times our families had (especially the chickens haha). Let me know if I can do anything.
Tony and Kathy Sparks

Michelle Bryant

December 10, 2012

Granny was such a wonderful person and a big inspiration in my life. She treated me just like one of her grandkids and I will never forget all of the great times I had with the family. Her door was always open to me. She will be greatly missed but I know she is with Pap now and she is very happy!!!

Terri Grayson

December 10, 2012

I'm sorry for your loss. Terri (Hartsaw) Grayson

Charles & Jenny Alex

December 10, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful lady. She will be missed. Keep your memories close, talk of her often and she will live on in your hearts.

Love and Prayers to all of you!

Charles and Jenny Alex

Pam Weaver

December 10, 2012

What a sweet, beautiful woman! She used to see the doctor I worked for, and never failed to bring me a delicious home baked snack. I always enjoyed the days when Mary was scheduled to be seen, not just because of the treats, but because of her sweet spirit.

December 10, 2012

Mary was indeed a very good person. She was a charming woman with a good heart. I remember how giving she was. She would always bring some type of baked treat and give it to my Dad at Mass after Mom died-- so like Mary to be concerned for others. She was a gift. May your memories comfort you.

Anne Erpelding Woods

Nancy Lyon-Zimmerman

December 8, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

December 8, 2012

I am so sorry for all your loss, Mary was such a wonderful person. I remember spending many hours when we were younger with Patti and Mary at the kitchen table chatting and her and Bob at my house. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Debbie Sparks Hancock