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Mary Ellen Sheets, 79, of Potts Grove, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
She was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Evelyn Smith. She was married to Robert H. Sheets for 30 years until his death in 1986.

Mary Ellen had worked for Country Cupboard and JPM.
She was an avid reader, enjoyed putting together puzzles and watching classic movies on TV. She loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Carmen E. Ellington, of Mifflinburg, and Judy E. and Gary L. Chestnut, of Watsontown; six grandchildren, Richard Leon and his wife Sharon, Mike Leon and his wife Danielle, Ashley Sheets, Kyle Sheets, Kelsey Sheets and Elizabeth Ellington; three great-grandchildren, Adriena Leon, Daylin Leon and Nicholas Leon; and several half brothers and half sisters.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Edwin R. and Mark H. Sheets.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, Milton.
Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on September 28, 2017
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