Mary M. Lilley, 90, Ephrata, receptionist, avid golfer

By on May 15, 2013

Mary M. Lilley, 90, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Ephrata Manor.

She was born in East Cocalico Township to the late Christian and Emma Sensenig and was the wife of the late Robert Lilley.

Mary was a lifelong member of St. Paul Evangelical Congregational Church, Reamstown. She worked as a receptionist/desk clerk and she liked golfing and bowling. She particularly enjoyed spending time with family.

She is survived by a son, Terry, husband of Sandra (Bartsch) Scheetz of Stevens; a daughter, Donna, wife of Glenn Gerhart of Stevens; grandchildren, Lisa, wife of Adrian Borry of Ephrata; Steven, husband of Mary (Eisenbise) Gerhart of Reinholds; Penelope Scheetz of Stevens; great grandchildren, Samantha and Aidan Borry, Katie, Kellie and Kara Gerhart, and Laurel Davis.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a step mother, Mary (Overholser) Sensenig; sisters, Maggie M. Fry and Anna M. Zimmerman; brothers, Harvey M., Paul M., Clarence M., and Norman M. Sensenig; step sisters, Helen Overholser Martin and Grace Overholser Flickinger; and a step brother, Newton Overholser.

A viewing will be held at the Roseboro Stradling Home, 533 Walnut Street, Denver on Monday, May 13, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 am to 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. with Rev. Kirk Marks officiating. Interment will take place in the Memory Gardens Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to St. Paul’s EC Church, PO Box 293, 46 E. Church Street, Reamstown, PA.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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