H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel

1157 Old Canton Road Ne, Marietta, GA


Mary Elizabeth Moravitz

August 9, 1955March 25, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Schuette Moravitz, 60, of Marietta, died March 25, 2016 at Kennestone Hospital. A native of Scranton, PA, she is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Albert Benjamin Moravitz. She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. Carl Albert and Wilma Jean Chandler Schuette of Spartanburg, SC. She was a paralegal specialist with the U.S. Department of Justice - FBI, Atlanta and had worked for law firms and solicitors in Greenwood, SC, Columbia, SC, Louisville, KY, and Charleston, SC and for the attorney general in Atlanta. She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC and of Newberry College, Newberry, SC. Also surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth Jean “Bess” (Jeff) Yunek of Marietta and her son, Joseph Karl Moravitz of Johns Creek and her brothers, Albert Jesse Schuette of Leesburg, GA and Robert Louis Schuette of Woodruff, SC. Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m., a memorial service at 7:00 p.m., and a reception following on Wednesday, March 30 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2922 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, GA 30066. Mary was a musician and supporter of the arts. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, designated for “Friends of Music,” 731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 or to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, designated for “Sunday Music Ministry,” at the address above.


Mary Elizabeth Moravitz

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Cousin Lorena Fisher

April 23, 2016

Dear cousin Ben and family, Jud and I are so very sorry for your loss. You are and have been on our hearts and in prayers via the cousin prayer line. God's grace be with you.

Andy and Maria Van Epps

April 1, 2016

Such a lovely lady with a gentle heart. Rest in peace, Mary, you will be missed. May God be with the Moravitz family now and always.

Mary Ann Bishop

March 31, 2016

Ben and family! The Lassiter community feels such a loss for each of you. Mary was such a special lady and soul. We will never forget her beautiful smile! God be with you all during this sad and difficult time. May he lift you up and give you comfort and peace. Scott and Mary Ann Bishop

Tammy Scacciaferro

March 30, 2016

Joe, I'm so sorry for your loss.

Chyvonne McMillian

March 30, 2016

My condolences to the Moravitz Family for the loss of a delightful and personable woman. Mary will be truly missed. Her absence will be felt by all whom had the pleasure of her presence in their lives. May peace and comfort surround your family during this difficult time.


March 30, 2016

Wishing Mary's family and friends the strength and comfort needed to endure this painful loss.

Denise Johnson
FBI, Retired

March 30, 2016

Ben and Family - you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God's peace and love surround you all.

Priscilla and Dallas Giddens
(Celebration of Grace Lutheran)

Lisa Jones

March 30, 2016

I will always remember Mary as being as a sweet lady, always joyful and smiling. My prayers are with the Moravitz family.

Michelle and Bryan Harvey

March 30, 2016

Mary always reflected happiness and peace. She loved to talk about her family, and beamed with excitement when she recently shared the news of an upcoming grandchild. I'm sure she will be watching ever-vigilant from heaven, sharing every moment of joy!

Deneen Ross

March 30, 2016

To Moravitz Family,

As the Lord welcomes your loved one home to perfect peace, may he continues to comfort you and lead you through difficult days. My prayers are with you and your family.