PENN YAN - Mary F. Pedder of Penn Yan formerly of Bismark, N.D., raised in San Francisco, Calif., passed away at home at the age of 88, on Monday (February 25, 2013).
Friends and family may gather in celebration of Mary's life from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday (February 28) at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Funeral, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.
She was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, and VFW of Penn Yan. She had been employed as a cleaning lady for Michael Sterns in Penn Yan in the '70's and was a great fan of the SF 49er's. Mary was a great wife, mother, and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family, friends and her dog, Muffy.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Hicks of Penn Yan; and her sons, James Pedder of Penn Yan and Michael Pedder of Albany, Oregon; daughter-in-law, Lucy Pedder; and son-in-law, Edward Hicks both of Penn Yan; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Harold Pedder; and her sons, Harold D. Pedder and Kelly G. Pedder.
The guest book may be signed at www.townsendwoodfuneralchape.com