Mary E. (Horning) Graeff

July 30, 1920 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 101)


Mary Evelyn (Horning) Graeff, 101, died November 24, 2021 at Lutheran Home at Topton, Longswamp Township.

Born, July 30, 1920, in Lititz, PA, she was a daughter of the late Noah Good and Beulah (Sturgis) Horning.

Mary was a 1938 graduate of Mt. Penn High School.

She was employed with the County of Berks as a title searcher for 10 years.  Subsequently, she worked as a waitress at Speedy’s for 10 years.

Surviving are her three children: Mary L. (Graeff), wife of Richard Cannici of Clearwater Beach, FL; Linda S. (Graeff), wife of Timothy P. Michael of Muhlenberg Township; and Scott C. Graeff, husband of Ruby Jeanne (Jackson) Graeff of Frederick, CO.

Other survivors include 12 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her four siblings: Isabel Horning, Arthur Horning, Lucille Batman and Phyllis Horning; two grandchildren; and by her long-time companion, Wendell Price.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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