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OLDTOWN Mary Marie Shryock, 93, of Oldtown, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017, at her home.
Born Oct. 29, 1923, in Moorefield, W.Va., Mrs. Shryock was the daughter of the late Joseph William McDonald and Delia Elizabeth (Rinker) McDonald. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Virginia Broome, Elizabeth "Pearl" Frizzell, Lyla Catherine McDonald and Betty Louise Painter; and her brother, James William McDonald; a son, Harry Thomas Shryock; a nephew, Ronnie Mallery; a son-in-law, Andrew D. McCoy; and a sister-in-law, Pauline Boggs; and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Shryock was a graduate of Oldtown School, class of 1941 as well as Catherman's Business School. During World War II, Marie was employed with Kelly Springfield Tire and Rubber Company, making ammunition. Since 1947, she owned and operated Shryock's Old Country Store, Oldtown. Marie was a member of Oliver Grove Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher as well as church Treasurer. She was also a member of the Oldtown Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Oldtown Lions Club.
Marie is survived by her husband of 73 years, Harry Marvin Shryock; her daughter, Doris McCoy, Oldtown; and her son, David Shryock and wife, Margaret "Bunny", Cumberland; her grandchildren, Misty Tenneson and husband, Matthew, Chambersburg, Pa., Gina Shryock and Carl Skidmore, Jennifer Shryock and Jeff Myers, Chad McCoy, and David Thomas Shryock and fiancée, Olivia Lindner; her great-grandchildren, Brandon Turner, Travis Tenneson, Trevor Tenneson, Morgan Marie Tenneson, and Rilee Munson; her nieces, Sandy Mallery, Sherry Bass, Ava Jones, Jane Roderick, Karen "Sue" James, and Terry Summer; her nephews, Donald Broome, James McDonald Jr., Timothy McDonald, and Kim and Donald Painter; and her sisters-in-law, Josephine Johnson, Louise Cooper and Sue Irons.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at The Oliver Grove United Methodist Church, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Riggleman officiating. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family members.
The family requests that memorials be made in Marie's name to the Oldtown Methodist Charge.
Published on July 8, 2017
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