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Mary E. Christy

June 25, 1932 February 28, 2019
Mary E. Christy
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Mary Eileen (Dolinger) Christy, age 86, of West Grove, Pennsylvania passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Silver Lake Center in Dover, Delaware.

One of ten children, Mary was born on June 25, 1932 in West Grove, Pennsylvania to William G. and Blanche C. (Hodge) Dolinger.

She graduated from Avon Grove High School in West Grove, Pennsylvania in 1951 and attended Coatesville Hospital School of Nursing and became a Registered Nurse (RN).

In 1956, she gave her hand in marriage to (Paul) Rodger Christy.

Mary graduated from Montgomery Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia and became a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). Over her lifetime she served in many hospitals and medical facilities in Pennsylvania and Virginia until she retired in 2003. Most recently, she was a member of the West Grove United Methodist Church. Mary had a lively sense of humor and was the person everyone loved to talk to until the good Lord finally called her Home after battling Alzheimer’s Disease.

In addition to her parents and her former husband, Mary is preceded in death by sisters Wave Paisley, Ruth Paisley, Levaun Dominick, Jessie Walker, Jean Hancock, and brothers Richard Dolinger, Bryan Dolinger, and Earle Dolinger. She is survived by her son, Rodger, and her grandchildren Jaden and Joshua of Yorktown, Virginia; brother Raymond Dolinger of Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews and people she considered to be her children and grandchildren especially, Silvia Leake, her husband Tyrone and her children Ashley, TJ and Kaliyah of Dover Delaware.

A viewing will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 6-8 pm and Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11am at Edward L. Collins Funeral Home – 86 Pine St, Oxford, Pennsylvania where friends and family may visit from 10-11 am.

Interment will follow at the Oxford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Mary’s name to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund at https://curealz.org/giving/donate/


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Visitation

Friday

8

Mar

6:00 PM 3/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

86 Pine St.
Oxford, PA 19363

Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
86 Pine St. Oxford 19363 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Mar

11:00 AM 3/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

86 Pine St.
Oxford, PA 19363

Friends and family may visit from 10-11 am.

Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
86 Pine St. Oxford 19363 PA
United States
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