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Mary E. (Napp) Poust, 89, of Northumberland, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
She was born June 5, 1928, in Winfield, a daughter of the late Park E. and Sarah E. (Bower) Napp. On June 5 1948, Mary married the late James W. Poust and they celebrated 21 years of marriage together until his death on Aug. 2, 1970.

Mary was a 1946 graduate of Selinsgrove High School.
She worked for several different places over the years including Chef Boyardee, the Milton Shoe Factory, Schroyer Dress Factory, all of Milton, Zennith, of Watsontown, and JPM, of Lewisburg.
She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kratzerville and WELCA.
Mary enjoyed sewing and word searches.

She is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert E. and Betty Napp, of Winfield, and Charles E. and Helen Napp, of New Columbia; one sister, Shirley I. Herbster, of Winfield; two sisters-in-law, Grace A. Napp, of Milton, and Elva L. Napp, of Selinsgrove; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by three brothers, William E. and Marlin E. Napp, and an infant brother that was a twin to Robert; two nephews, Keith and Ed Napp; and one great-nephew, Jeremy VonNeida.

A public viewing will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4298 Route 204, Selinsgrove, followed by the funeral at 10, with Pastor Rick White officiating.
Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery, Milton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4298 Route 204, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

The family would like to thank all the staff of Country Comfort, New Columbia and Nottingham Village for their excellent care while Mary was a resident there.

Arrangements are being handled by Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton.
Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on January 8, 2018
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