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Mary Rohrbaugh

Mrs. Mary Margaret Brawner Rohrbaugh, 74, of Mountain View Road, Emmitsburg, died Saturday, April 21, at Green Acres Rehabilitation Center, Gettysburg, Pa. 

She was the wife of Kenneth Roswell Rohrbaugh, her husband of 34 years, who died April 24, 1982. Born April 11, 1927, in Emmitsburg, where she was a life-long resident, she was a daughter of the late William M. and Alice Adelsberger Brawner.

Mrs. Rohrbaugh was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg. She had worked at Freeman Shoe Co., Emmitsburg, and the Fairfield Shoe Co.

Surviving are five children, Donald Rohrbaugh of Fairfield, Pa., Roy Rohrbaugh of Cascade, Cheryl Rohrbaugh of Hanover, Pa., Jay Rohrbaugh of Lusby, and W Ross Rohrbaugh of Emmitsburg; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Isabell Sweezey of Dayton, Ohio.

Mrs. Rohrbaugh was preceded in death by three brothers, Franklin, Richard, and Roy Brawner; three sisters, Ida Humerick, Ethel Miller and Helen Warren; and one grandson, Michael Allen Rohrbaugh.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on April 25, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, with Mrs. Rohrbaugh’s pastor, the Rev. James 0. Kiernan, as the celebrant. Interment was in New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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