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Mary L. Hardin began her life in Greenville, Pa on December 15, 1936. The first child of William and Mary Prosser. A unique and strong-willed woman who lived life on her terms, yet loved with her whole heart, whose generosity knew no bounds, departed this life June 27, 2023.

Although an eclectic work history: Meat cutter at A & P, Artos cutter at Packard Electric to Insurance agent at Metropolitan Life, Mary was able to retire at an early age to enjoy nearly half her years doing as she pleased. Who doesn't aspire to that?

A life-long student to be sure, she obtained her Bachelors' Degree when she was more than 60 years of age. A lover of all things artistic. Art: Viewing The Ansel Adam's exhibit was a favorite. Dance: Watching the Alvin Ailey troupe perform live. Music: Experiencing Alex Trebek conduct the Greenville Symphony, and personally, trying her hand at a great number of musical instruments. But she excelled greatly with oil on canvas, having her creations both exhibited and published.

Unfortunately, there were hardships to endure: the death of her husband Otis in 2004, followed by her son Terry McCurdy in 2010. Also, her brother James Prosser, as well as her parents predecease her.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Lynn (Guy) Hughes; her grandchildren Christina (Nick) Beith, Matthew Byers, Kevin Hughes, Sean (Rachel) Hughes, and Jamel Hughes; great-grandchildren Dylan Simmons, Evan and Leah Fisher, Ayanna, Andrew, Amari, Elliana, Willow, and Maxwell Hughes. Also surviving are her sister Suzanne (Larry) Vallee, brother William (Valerie) Prosser, sister-in-law Joan Prosser, Aunt Margaret Murphy as well as a host of much-loved nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Per Mary's wishes there are to be no services and cremation has taken place.

Thank you to Ohio Living Hospice Care: Missy, Keri, Dawn, Dan, Lee and Diane, and neighbors Kathy and Dan, as well as granddaughter Christina, sister-in-law Val and nephew Billy for exceptional, and compassionate care in Mary's last days.

Loutzenhiser Funeral Home in Greenville, Pa handled final arrangements.

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4 Comments

  1. Patty Armour and famoly Patty Armour and famoly
    July 26, 2023    

    What a talented and beautiful lady with heartwarming smile my deepest sympathy

  2. Kevin Jackson Kevin Jackson
    July 26, 2023    

    So sorry for your loss.My condolences to you and your family.

  3. Betty Card Betty Card
    July 26, 2023    

    My most beloved Sister in Law for a long time!
    We did keep in touch over the years! She will be truly
    missed by all!

  4. Barbara J Clemson Barbara J Clemson
    August 1, 2023    

    Hello Lynn, Guy and family, I didn’t know your mother, Lynn, but she must have been one heck of a lady to have such a wonderful family. You and Guy have done such a great job of raising your children and grandchildren, in turn. I miss my LaBrae fanily of which you were a big part. I am and have been a half-day Home Economics teacher at Lordstown for the past 6 years so I am keeping busy with my 93 year old mother and our farm. Someday I would like to bring my classes to your bottling facility in Austintown(?) 330-442-2446 (my cell) I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to all of you!

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