Mary Lou (Gavalier) Ference

Born: Tue., May 8, 1934
Died: Thu., Sep. 3, 2020


Funeral Divine Liturgy

11:00 AM Wed., Sep. 09, 2020


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Mary Lou Ference, 86 of Sharon passed away peacefully on September 3rd, 2020 in Clepper Manor Sharon, PA.
Mary Lou was born on May 8th, 1934 to Mary (Senoyuit) and John N. “Hank” Gavalier in Sharon, PA. She was a high school graduate who worked as an administrative assistant, 20 years for the Mercer County Housing Authority and 20 years for the Sharon Steel Corporation. On May 14th, 1955 she married her husband, the late Louis Robert Ference.
She was a member of St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Church in Hermitage, PA where she was active in the Bethany Ministries. She was also an active member in the Sharon Steel Ladies Golf League.  She loved to cook, sew, and had a green thumb with her gardening skills. Mary Lou was an avid card player and played with a group of girlfriends from high school, throughout her life. Her grandchildren were the apples of her eye.
Surviving are her 2 daughters, Cynthia Mastrianno of Sharon, Elizabeth (Steven) Wareham of Sharon, grandchildren, Gina Mastrianno, Eric (Nikita) Mastrianno, Steven (Karyssa) Wareham, Louis Wareham, Thomas Wareham, great grandchildren, Kadence Wareham, Landon and Finn Mastrianno, and one sister, BettyAnn Raich. Mary Lou is also expecting a great grandson, due in November 2020.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Louis Robert Ference.
Due to the current pandemic private services will be held. A live stream of her Funeral Divine Liturgy will be available Wednesday September 9th, 2020 at 11:00 am at facebook.com/stmichaelbyz.hermitage
Her family would like to thank Dr. Joseph T Joseph for his wonderful care and would also like to thank Ruthann for all her help.
In leau of flowers monetary donations can be made to St Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church. 2230 Highland Road. Hermitage, Pa. 16148, in memory of Mary Lou.
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory LLC.

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Nancy Mihlo
   Posted Mon September 07, 2020
You have our deepest sympathy. Nancy and Jeff Mihlo

Mark Raich
   Posted Tue September 08, 2020

DIGNITY IN WHITE PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Mark Raich.

All of our love and deepest sympathy. We all loved you so very much!! The Raich Family


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