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Mary Alice Shuler, 93, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2022, surrounded by her family.



DANVILLE, PA ~ Mary Alice Shuler, 93, of Danville, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 6, 2022, surrounded by her family at Emmanuel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 25, 1929, in Danville PA, the daughter of the late Francis Patrick and Alice Murphy McDonald.

Mary attended St. Joseph School and St. Cyril Academy where she graduated in 1947.

She was married to the love of her life, the late Gordon D. Shuler in 1950. They were married for 61 years.

Mary worked at Geisinger Medical Center as a Nurses Aide and in her later years at TRW and Textron.

Mary was a member of the Danville VFW, supported St. Cyril’s and many other organizations.

She enjoyed attending sporting events of her grandchildren. Mary could be seen and heard cheering them on. She loved entertaining her family at holiday meals. Mary always hosted her family members when they come to town. She was an avid Yankees fan with her father.

Mary will be remembered for her kindness and generosity. She was always willing to help anyone in need. Mary will be greatly missed and loved by all that knew her. Her greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by one son; Gordon Shuler and his companion Sandie of Danville; and two daughters; Debra Mangini of Florida and Margaret Foust and her companion Edwin of Danville. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; Christine, Lisa, Jennifer, Michael, Bob, Mike, Sue, and Mary and five great-grandchildren; Joshua, Brockton, Avery, Grayson, and Adam.

Mary is also survived by one brother: Charles McDonald. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters; Catherine Ellis and Greta Campbell and three brothers; Francis, William, and Michael McDonald.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 11:00AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 18 East Center Street Danville, PA 17821, with Father Benedict Faneye as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W. Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.

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