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Mary Margaret Bland

July 18, 1926 — May 9, 2020

Mary Margaret Bland, age 93, of Waynesburg, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Washington Hospital.

Born July 18, 1926 in Struthers, OH., daughter of the late George Ralph and Ida May (Daniels) Hess.

Mary moved from Wana, WV. to Greene county in 2003 and has resided her ever since. She was employed as a Selector at Owens Illinoise Glass in Fairmont, WV. for 17 years until her retirement in 1973. Mary enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking, shopping, and eating out with her friend, Ann Sappington.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Roy Cress, of Waynesburg, Tina (Mike) Main, of Waynesburg, and Michael L. Dohanich, Jr., of Carmichaels; three great grandchildren, Noah Ladd Dohanich, of Carmichaels, Sarah Main, of Waynesburg, and Caitlyn Main, of Waynesburg; one daughter-in-law, Carla Sue (Robert) Ross Dohanich Kelley.

In addition to her parents and husband, Francis Bland, she was preceded in death by two children, Sonja (Dohanich) Cress and Mike Dohanich; one brother Paul Ralph Hess.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Roy Cress's house, 279 Fordyce Run Rd., Waynesburg, PA 15370, with a meal to follow. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Willow Grove Baptist Church, 756 Hargus Creek Rd. Waynesburg, PA 15370.

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