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Passed peacefully on November 21, 2017 in her home in Clarksburg with loving family by her side. Mary Louise was born on April 17, 1929 in Hollsopple, PA; the third of four daughters of Frank and Myrtle Barron.
She attended elementary school in Hollsopple, graduating from Conemaugh Township High School. After high school, she worked in Glosser Brothers Department Store in Johnstown, PA. Mary Louise married her high school sweetheart, Eugene Naugle, in June of 1949. They were happily married 68 years, raising two children - Bob and Sally. In 1970, Mary Louise, Gene, and Sally moved to Clarksburg, CA, where Mary Louise served as the Clarksburg Post Office Clerk from 1976 - 1992. Mary Louise was a devoted spouse, mother, and grandmother. Family, friends, and community were very important to her. She and Gene spent a majority of their holidays and vacation time visiting their children, their daughter-in-law Aurora, their son-in-law Steve, and their seven grandchildren - Bobby, Albert, Christina, Katy, Vince, Kiley, and Bernie. They visited Pennsylvania every other summer for family and high school reunions. Throughout her life, Mary Louise was very active in the Hollsopple Bethel United Methodist Church and Clarksburg Community Church. She was a member of the Clarksburg Ladies Fellowship, Mary and Martha Knitters, Yolo County Ladies Farm Bureau, and a charter member of P.E.O. Chapter U.J. She and Gene were fixtures in the stands cheering on the Delta High School sports teams, and they thoroughly enjoyed being guests to many graduations and weddings in the community. Mary Louise enjoyed knitting, baking, and playing bridge with her closest friends. Please send any donations in Mary Louise's memory to the Conemaugh Township Area Historical Society, 106 S. Main Street, PO Box 307, Davidsville, PA 15928, or a charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at the Clarksburg Community Church on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM. In the Spring of next year a memorial service will also be held at Bethel United Methodist Church in Hollsopple, PA. (Date to be determined.) Interment, Faustwell Cemetery, Seanor, PA.
Published on December 5, 2017
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