Mary L. Stauffer, 74, of Middletown, entered into rest on Tuesday April 30, 2013 at The Middletown Home.
Mary was born on December 9, 1938 in Middletown and was the daughter of the late Alfred and Stella Snyder Cleland.
She was of the protestant faith and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Allen V. (Sam) Stauffer; sister, Gloria Cleland; two brothers, Alfred and William Cleland.
Mary is survived by three daughters; Judy A. wife of Randy Lerch of Middletown, Patricia L. Dice of Rheems, PA, and Karen L. Stauffer companion of Brad Desjardins of Middletown; two sons Allen V. (Sam) Stauffer Jr. companion of Tina Rhinesmith of Hummelstown and Kevin E. Stauffer of Middletown; five brothers Barry L. Cleland, Pete husband of Mary Cleland, Leroy P. Cleland, and George Cleland all of Middletown and Harry husband of Sue Cleland of Steelton; three sisters, Jean D. wife of John Valatic of Middletown, Esther C. wife of Paul Alleman of Blain, and Tina M. Cleland of Harrisburg; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A tribute to Mary's life will be on Friday May 3, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Middletown with the Rev. Willie Caraballo officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hillsdale Cemetery, Londonderry Twp.
Viewing will be from 12:00- 1:00 P.M. Friday, at the funeral home.
A luncheon will follow at the Royalton Senior Center 101 Northumberland St. Royalton PA 17057
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com