Mary Mallow

Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Mallow

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Age 83, passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Mary was born in Lewisburg PA, a daughter of William and Ruth (Baumler) Humphrey. She is predeceased by her siblings, Peter, John, Richard and Jere Humphrey, Nancy Burnhauser and Suzanne Humphrey. Mary is survived by her husband of 64 years Jerry R. Mallow, Sr.; children, with their families, Jerry R., Jr. and Karen Mallow of Southport with her children, Kim (Edward) Updike and Leslie (Brendon) Brewer; Suzanne E. and Donald Snyder of Pine City with children, Donald J. (Lori Davies) Snyder, Ryan (Jessica) Snyder; Lorie Jo Mallow of Horseheads; Andrew J. and Stacie Mallow of Pine City with children, Madalyn and Peyton; great-grandchildren, Kendal and Kylee Updike, Alden, Nolan and Evie Brewer, Landon Wulff and Bryson Snyder; siblings, William Humphrey, Sandra (Ryan) Johnson and Marcia Hajjar; in-laws, Mary Humphrey, Paul Zaidel, Glenn Mallow, Jr., Ray and Leona Mallow and Linda Carnegie; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was very active in the community. When her daughters were growing up she was active with the Girl Scouts, she was a Pine City School Pine Bear, planting flowers with all the children outside of the Pine City school, and a volunteer with the Red Cross, teaching first aide to others. Music played a big part in Mary's life. She taught piano and guitar to hundreds of children, played guitar and sang in the church folk group and choir. Mary planned the music for the children's Masses and religious education classes for many years. A very devout Catholic Mary was an active communicant of Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish. For 38 Years, with the help of others, Mary grew, planted and maintained flowers for several of the area Catholic churches. Calling hours for Mary will be on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira. There will be a prayer service at the funeral home on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, 601 Park Place, Elmira. A livestream of the Mass will be available through the Facebook page for Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish (https://www.facebook.com/ElmiraCatholic). Masks are required at both the funeral home and church. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Mary with a donation to one of the following, CareFirst, Meals-On-Wheels, or the Chemung County SPCA. Mary's family extends their special thanks to her caregivers, who took such loving care of Mary for the last 5 months, Katie, Sandy, Stephanie, Karin, Karyn, Debbie, Janice, Caitlin, Diane, Paulette, Mindy, Jill, and Lillian.
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Wednesday
19
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Thursday
20
January

Prayer Service

9:15 am
Thursday, January 20, 2022
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Thursday
20
January

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Thursday, January 20, 2022
St. Patrick's Church
604 Park Pl
Elmira, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Woodlawn Cemetery
1200 Walnut Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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