HENGST – Mrs. Mary C., age 80, formerly of Fishertown, died at 4:20 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at Homewood of Martinsburg. Mrs. Hengst was born in Pittsburgh on Nov. 10, 1927, the daughter of the late Theodore and Mary (Gorenz) Daley. She was a housewife and a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Osterburg and the Lutheran Church Women. Mary was a 1945 graduate of Shade High School where she was a majorette in the school band, a one-time waitress at the former Five Gables Restaurant at Cessna and a Bedford Springs gift shop hostess. She was the widow of Robert R. Hengst, whom she married July 20, 1946, and he preceded her in death on April 4, 2006. Mary is survived by daughter, Donna L., wife of Owen College, Osterburg; son, Robert T. Hengst, and partner, Robert Tennant, Morgantown, W.Va.; son, Richard R., husband of Dena Morrison, Oakham, Mass. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Stella Mangiofico. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, with Rev. Donna Wolfinger officiating. Interment at Osterburg Community Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Pleasantville, and from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.

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