Mary Jane Manges Lower, 76, of Indiana, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at her home.
A daughter of the late Walter and Anna Manges, she was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Indiana.
Mary was a graduate of Indiana High School, and served her country in the U.S. Air Force. She previously worked at Robertshaw and Service Master, and in her later years was a homemaker. Mary loved her family, her two dogs and feeding the birds.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth P. Lower, Sr., whom she married on Sept. 5, 1970; three children: Connie Fairman and husband, Ray, of Home; Kenneth P. Lower, Jr. and wife Antoinette, of Clymer; and Brian L. Lower, Sr. and wife Patsy, of Indiana; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Thelma Chappel, of Indiana; and a niece.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Martin “Jigs” Manges.
Visitation is private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Robinson-Lytle, Inc., Indiana, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Four Footed Friends, 228 Beck Road, Indiana, PA 15701; Indiana County Humane Society, 65 Haven Drive, Indiana, PA 15701; or to the American Cancer Society, Indiana Unit, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620.