CRESAPTOWN- Mary Catherine Shrader, 85, of Cresaptown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born on April 19, 1931, in Corriganville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Gladys (Lowery) Lowery. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Shrader; daughter, Beverly K. Portmess; son, James Lancaster; and her sister, Delores Wrick.

Mary was a major in the National Headquarters Civil Air Patrol.  She served as a pediatric nurse through most of her life. Above all, Mary was a faithful member at LaVale Baptist Church, where she loved to serve the Lord. She was a blessing to everyone and was a glorious giver.

Surviving are her two step-sons, Tim Shrader and wife Linda, and Mark Shrader and wife Lorraine; her sister, Clarabell Raygor; brother, James Lowery; two grandchildren, Tracy Roach and husband David, and Arlie Lease, Jr.; numerous great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and many cousins.

Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 15205 McMullen Highway SW, Cresaptown, on Monday, April 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

A Funeral Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 18, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jim Jeffries officiating.

Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

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