Mary V. Lounsbury

02/05/1928 — 07/06/2008

From Kennewick, WA, US | Born in Deposit

Mary V. Lounsbury

Mary M. "Murn" Lounsbury passed away at The Vineyard in Kennewick, WA on July 6, 2008. She was born on February 5, 1928 in Deposit, New York to the late William and Helen Marshman. Murn graduated from Deposit High School in 1946. In 1950, she graduated from Alfred University as a Registered Nurse. She worked as a nurse for Cattaraugus County in New York for 2 years. On August 12, 1951 she married Rodney C. Lounsbury and together they raised 8 children. In 1971, she returned to school to become a Nurse Practitioner and worked at the Salamanca Primary Health Care Clinic until her retirement at age 62. After retirement she lived in Arizona, Vermont, Pennsylvania and moved to Kennewick in 2005. She was predeceased by her husband and her only sibling, Jane Fredrickson.

Murn enjoyed traveling, was an avid reader and loved a challenging crossword puzzle.

She is survived by her children: Naida Lounsbury Glen Post Denver, CO; Alison McMillan Brian Austin, TX; Krista Golamb of Mesa, AZ; Dara Leip Jim Pasco, WA; Anders Lounsbury Theresa Crestview, FL; Doran Lounsbury Karen Highland, IN; Thana Schafer Joe Eugene, OR; Camm Lounsbury Diana Bradford, PA; and 13 grandchildren.

Donations may be made to Hospice at the Chaplaincy, 2108 W. Entiat Ave. Kennewick, WA 99336 or to The Salvation Army.

The family would like to thank Delores Vasquez, her family and staff for their loving devotion and excellent care given to Murn.

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  • My deepest sympathy on your loss. I will always remember all the fun times at your home on Pimlico Avenue. Both Mern & Rod were so welcoming when I would visit. May God bless you all and give you strength during this difficult time.

    Cheryl Shonitsky Mathurin
    November 4, 2014
    Clay, NY, US
  • Lounsbury Family,

    I was very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.

    What a terrific lady, I have a lot of great memories

    of her and you all, when we use to come down and visit my

    Grandparents on Pimlico Ave. I am terribly sorry for your loss and

    offer my most heart felt prayers for you all.

    Kevin Kilmurray
    November 4, 2014
    Pleasant, Hill, KS, US
  • We The Ullman’s are so sorry for your loss. There are so many memories living next store for so many years. We miss your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Amy Ullman Palmer
    November 4, 2014
    Hamburg, NY, US
  • Dear Lounsbury Family,

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.

    She was a cool lady.

    We miss you guys here in the big city, and hope you plan to return for a visit.

    Our prayers are with you.

    Dale Wymer
    November 4, 2014
    Salamanca, NY, US
  • Dear Lounsbury Family:

    I remember you very well as neighbors on Pimlico Ave. I send my deepest condolences, but rejoice with you that you have enjoyed your mother for so many years. I will let my own mother Virginia, 94 years old know, and am sure that she, too, sends her condolences.

    Sincerely,

    Beverly Nelson

    Beverly Nelson
    November 4, 2014
    Broken, Arrow, OK, US
  • How lucky I was to have had your mom as my “cousin”. Many good memories of your parents.

    Hugs to all of you,

    Terry and Jean Lindell Waite

    Jean Lindell Waite
    November 4, 2014
    Huntersville, NC, US
  • I will always remember what a great person Your mom was, She was always so good to us , May god be with you all in this time, God bless , Love From Crystal

    Crystal MEacham ,Sponeybarger
    November 4, 2014
    Killbuck, NY, US
  • I’m remembering summer visits to Pimlico Avenue, carloads of Lounsbury’s arriving at our house on the way to Canada, weekends on Academy Street when I would come down from Fredonia, and the luxury of having someone who was able to listen to the hard questions before I tried them out on my own parents. Thanks Murn…

    Bill
    November 4, 2014
    Tallahassee, FL, US