Weekly Feature

2017-09-13 / Obituaries

Mary C. Earnst, teacher

Mary Carole Earnst (nee Crotty), 76, of New Seabury, Massachusetts, formerly of East Amherst, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Mrs. Earnst was born on Dec. 18, 1940, in Erie, Pennsylvania. She attended Villa Maria College in Erie and received her master’s degree in elementary education from Pennsylvania State University.

She lived in East Amherst for 23 years with her husband and three children. She was active in education throughout her life as a kindergarten and first-grade teacher, a religious education teacher and as a volunteer for the Williamsville Public Schools PTA.

Mrs. Earnst is survived by her husband, William; three children, David, Jennifer Simpson and Collin; six grandchildren; and three siblings, Kathleen Ehrheart, Patty Gallenstein and Miki Martin.

A Mass of Celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, from St. John the Evangelist Church, 841 Shore Road, Pocasset, Massachusetts. Memorials may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

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