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Marjory E. Wise, 103, formerly of New Paris, passed away Thursday, April 12, at The Cove, Greencroft Goshen Health Care.
She was born Dec. 6, 1914, in Nappanee, to James Howard and Minnie A. (Gibson) Moore.
She married Manford M. Wise, May 1, 1938, in Bluffton. He passed away Sept. 9, 1993.
Marjory and Manford lived in New Paris their entire married life and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May 1988.
She was a homemaker while raising her family, but later in life worked several years in the hosiery department at Kline's Department Store, Goshen. She was a member of New Paris Missionary Church.
Surviving are daughter, Quoda (Marvin) Troyer, New Paris; son, M. Kollin (Connie) Wise, Nappanee; sister, Norma Berkey, Goshen; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Manford; daughter, Marcia Wise-Cates; sisters, infant Arvilla, Betty Green, Emily Mishler-Russell, Georgia Mast and Jean Blem; brothers, Donald, Forrest, James and Richard Moore.
Visitation with the family will be from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, with a service following at 3:30 p.m., all at The Meetinghouse at Greencroft, 1225 Greencroft Drive, Goshen. Pastor Dave Hackney will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be directed to New Paris Missionary Church. The family wishes to thank the Greencroft Cove staff and Goshen Hospice for their compassionate care and support.
Arrangements are with Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen. Online condolences may be made at www.rrefh.com
Published on April 12, 2018
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