Mayre (Mary)  Zamonas, 86, a former resident of Brandonville, passed away Tuesday, April 23rd, while a guest at the Shenandoah Manor Senior Living Community.

Mary was born in Girard Manor on April 9, 1933, a daughter of the late Ruth (Steimling) and Clarence  Rupp.

She graduated from the former Sheppton high school and was a machine operator in the local garment industry, having last worked at the former L&H Factory in Sheppton.  She was also a member of the ILGWU.

Mary was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Brandonville, and was an excellent cook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William  Zamonas, Sr.. in 1998, and by brothers Clarence and Larry Rupp and a sister Betty Romanies.

Mary is survived by her daughter Barbara, wife of Joe Snyder,Sr., of Wilburton; and by her son,  Wiliam Zamonas, Jr. and his wife Cynthia, of Weston; and a sister, Alice Dormer, of Mechanicsburg.

Also surviving are 8 grandchildren; Leigh Ann Maurer; Jeremy Knorr; Kimberly Molinaro; Rebecca Zamonas; Ryan Zamonas; Jacob Zamonas;; Maykayla Zamonas; Michael Zamonas   and 2 great grandchildren, Alyssa Maurer and Benjamin Maurer, all of whom she loved spending time with.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 27th at Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with Pastor Jay Serafin officiating.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 9 AM until the time of the service Saturday morning.  Mary will be laid to rest in the Brandonville Union Cemetery afterwards.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church - Brandonville

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