Mary A. (Winters) Greise, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at her home.
Born April 28, 1933, in Frostburg, Mrs. Greise was the daughter of the late James Edwin Winters and Alma Marie (Casey) Winters.
Mary retired from the Allegany County Board of Education with 28 years of service. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Cumberland Lions Club, the Cumberland Soroptimist Club, and for the County and State Parent-Teachers Association.
Mary is survived by her husband, William "Bill" H. Greise; her stepsons, William H. Greise II, and wife, Linda, Jeffrey F. Greise and wife Debra, and Patrick A. Greise and friend, Mary Welsh, all of Cumberland; and her stepdaughters, Mary Frances Clites and husband Leroy, Ellerslie, Karen A. Wilson and husband Jim, and Cheryl M. Miller and friend Artie Ambrose, all of Cumberland. She also leaves behind her brothers, John E. Winters, Ph.D., and wife Mary, Braddock Heights, and Joseph L. Winters and wife Alana, Oakland; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland,(www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, from 3 to 6 p.m. A Christian Wake Service will be conducted.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Mountains Parish, SS. Peter and Paul Shrine, on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at 11 a.m.
Interment will be at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.
Published on November 17, 2017