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Mary Ellen (Hess) Dukeminier

Mary Ellen (Hess) Dukeminier

Dec 24th, 1938 - Oct 12th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Dec 24th, 1938
  • Death Date: Oct 12th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Oct 26th, 2019
  • Location: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown
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Mary Ellen (Hess) Dukeminier, 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct 12, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home, York.  She was born and raised in Littlestown and the 9th member of the Hess children. Mary was the daughter of the late Luther S., Sr. & Carrie (Byers) Hess.  She was a 1957 graduate of Littlestown High School.  As an adult, Mary went on to have many great adventures.  She led her life with great kindness, gentleness and love.  Mary leaves behind a daughter, Sherry Willis of NC; a son, John Dukeminier of CO, 6 grandchildren, a great grandson; a brother, Luther S. Hess, Jr. of Hanover and her sisters-in-law:  Lettie, Phyllis & Shelby Hess.  Mary was predeceased by her siblings:  Esther Hess, Helen Schwartz, Anna Harner, Charlotte Ireland, Betty Wiseman, Bernard Hess and LeRoy Hess.
Graveside Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Oct 26, at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Sheely officiating.  Online condolences may be shared on www.

Mary Jane Arentz Small
Oct 25th, 2019 9:24 pm
Mary and I were close friends for a lot of years, and we had many good times together. I will always remember those special moments and they will remain in my heart and mind forever. My deepest sympathy to Mary Ellen's family . She will never be forgotten. Rest in peace my dearest friend.
Janet (Eline) McMasterDeepest sympathy to Mary Ellen's family
Oct 18th, 2019 7:26 pm
Deepest sympathy to Mary Ellen's family. Anytime I drive by the old home place, I think about the Hess family and what a great era and town we grew up in~~

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