Mary E. Gehris, 93, of Manor Care Pottstown, passed away Friday.

Born in Boyertown, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Edna (Miller) Youse.

Surviving are her sons Bruce Gehris, husband of Pat, of Wescosville, PA, Barry Gehris, husband of Tanya, of Boyertown, and daughter Janet Mest, wife of the late Barry Mest, of Stowe. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her parents and a half-brother Warren Haas Sr.

Mary worked at the former Penhurst State Hospital as a charge nurse. She liked to play cards and enjoyed cooking and caring for people. She was also a Phillies fan.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, 10:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Pastor Susan Folks officiating. Burial will follow in Hill Church Cemetery, Boyertown. Friends may call on Wednesday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s name to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 333 N. Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604

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