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Mary Cora Ridge, 74, of 1138 Line St., Sunbury, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Sunbury Community Hospital.
She was born Nov. 22, 1942, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late Robert and June (Gross) Ryan. On Aug. 27, 1999, she married Harry Ridge who survives.
Mary worked many years at the Squeeze-In in Sunbury but her latest employment was at Knoebel's Grove, Elysburg.
She was a member of both the VFW and the Eagles in Sunbury.
Mary loved being around people and especially children.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children and their spouses, Donna and Jerry Daily, of Millersburg, Donald Casner, of Gratz, Kim and Lynn Straub, of Hebe, Robert Casner, of Danville, and Betty June Libby and Barry Vallati, of Sunbury; three stepchildren, Jeff Ridge, of St. Clair, Connie Hair, of Pottsville, and Cathy Rosenberger, of Wyomissing; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Rosemary Ryan, of North Cape May, N.J.; and one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Michael Reigle, of Sunbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. A service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.
Published on February 11, 2017
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