Mary Ann Zook

Mary Ann Zook, 79, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at her home in Mifflintown.

Born Aug. 10, 1939, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late J. Harold and Anne M. (Moore) Zook. She was the last member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by her brother, John H. Zook Jr.

Mary Ann graduated from Juniata Joint High School, Penn State University and the University of Indiana. She accepted a position at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y., where she taught music and music education.

After retiring from Hartwick, she returned to Mifflintown where she taught piano to students of all ages in the local community.

She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and of Delta Kappa Gamma.

An accomplished musician, she served as organist and pianist for her church for many years and was involved in many musical activities in the community.

Her cats were her pride and joy and she loved being with them. She also enjoyed visiting and calling her many friends.

Her funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Denise Haskins officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

There will be a viewing on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the services at the funeral home.

For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 N. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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