Mary Ellen (Baughman) McManigle

Mary Ellen (Baughman) McManigle, age 89, of Brookville, PA, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017, at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville, PA.

Mary Ellen was born on July 18, 1928, to the late Victor Jay and Sara Elizabeth (Painter) Baughman, in Brookville, PA.

She graduated from Brookville High School. She attended Erie Commercial College in Erie, PA.

On November 11, 1950, in Brookville PA, she married Wayne Irvine McManigle, who preceded her in passing.

Mary Ellen worked for Sylvania when they were in Brookville. She also worked for S & T Bank, and she worked many years for what was known as the Goble Funeral Home, which later became Shumaker Funeral Home in Brookville, PA.

Mary Ellen was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brookville, and she was active with the Senior Citizens Group and the Area Agency on Aging.

She liked doing things that kept her mind busy including reading, word searches, jigsaw puzzles and more.

She liked traveling and when she was younger she enjoyed camping and square dancing.

Mary Ellen had a strong faith and she really enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by 2 daughters; Kathy (Dale) Sobol of Brookville, PA; Patti (Louis) Dolton of Topeka, KS; 1 brother; Leo Dwight “Bud” Baughman of Warren, PA; 4 grandchildren; Sean and Matthew Dolton of Topeka, KS; Megan Sobol of Greencastle, PA; Greg Sobol of Brookville, PA; and 2 great-grandchildren; Carter and Jaxson Sobol.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mary Ellen is preceded in death by 3 siblings; Joanne, Jean, Louise; 1 infant son; and 1 niece.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, August 25, 2017, from 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm, at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd, 345 Main St., Brookville PA, 15825.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, also at the funeral home, beginning at 11:00am.

Interment will take place at St. Johns (Windy Hill) Cemetery, Rose Twp., Jefferson Co, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Presbyterian Church in Brookville, corner of White and Main Streets, or to the American Cancer Society.

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