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Mary Ashkettle

August 9, 1937 — July 30, 2022

Little Orleans, Maryland

Mary Ashkettle

Mary Catherine Ashkettle, 84, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at UPMC Western Maryland in Cumberland Maryland.

Born August 9, 1937, she was the oldest daughter of the late James L. and Mary Ellen (Young) Ashkettle.

Catherine was a hardworking, caring, independent person.

She was a 1956 graduate of Flintstone High School.

Catherine enjoyed 32 years of employment at London Fog Manufacturing before retiring from Rayloc after 7 years of service.

Catherine was a faithful member of St. Peter’s and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Though she had no children, she loved her nieces and nephews as her own. She leaves behind one Sister, Teresa Wallizer, of Hancock, MD; one Sister-in-Law, Irma Ashkettle of Hancock, MD; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Bernard Ashkettle, John Ashkettle, and infant James; and a nephew, John B. Ashkettle.

The family will receive  friends Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St, Hancock, MD.  Rosary Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022, 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 16 E. High Street, Hancock, MD. Father Jack Lombardi will officiate.  Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

Memorial donations can me made in memory of Catherine to St. Peter’s or St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 16 E. High St., Hancock, MD., 21750.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St., Hancock, MD. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.grovefh.com.

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Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Recitation of the Rosary

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Starts at 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Thursday, August 4, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Peter Catholic Church

16 E High St, Hancock, MD 21750

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Peter Catholic Church

16 E High St, Hancock, MD 21750

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, August 4, 2022

St. Peter Catholic Church

16 E High St, Hancock, MD 21750

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