Mary J. Higdon, 77, of Ruscombmanor Twp, passed away on December 31, 2022 at her residence.
She was the spouse of the late Francis Lee Higdon, who passed away on May 20, 2009. Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage.
Born in Manchester, CT she was the daughter of the late James and Sally (Gardner) Farrell.
Mary was a graduate of McCann Business School, where she received an Associate’s degree. She was employed as a waitress and cook for several years at Vic-Mars, Howard Johnson’s Skyliner Diner, and Modern Lanes Bowling Alley. In her retirement, she enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, playing computer games, and spending time with her friends and family.
She was predeceased by her husband, her companion: Harry Yaletsko of Harding, grandson: Kyle Logan Baubie, and multiple family members.
She is survived by her children: Michelle A. Smith. wife of Michael of Fleetwood, Jarrod W. Higdon, husband of Traci of Ohio, Henry J. Higdon of Exeter, and Matthew F. Higdon of Wilkes-Barre, PA. Also surviving are her 2 grandchildren: Stephanie Kinney and Hannah Higdon and 1 great-grandchild: Elijah Kinney.
Funeral Services are being held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Bednar Funeral Home of Reading is in charge of arrangements; online condolences may be made at www.bednarfuneralhomes.com