NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania – Mary E. Rae, 90, of Morris Street, died Friday, October 13, 2017 at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
She was born February 15, 1927 in Summerville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Charles and Elli (Strausser) Funk.
She was married to the late George Ed Rae who died September 7, 2013.
Mrs. Rae worked at Westmoreland Glass for six years.
She enjoyed reading and listening to music.
She is survived by two daughters, Robin Rae of Topeka, Kansas and Melody Birckbichler of New Castle; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Gene Funk and two sisters, Stella Barkefelt and Betty Ross.
Visitation will be held at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Avenue on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Shawn Homan of Light Ministries Church will be officiating.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, October 17 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.