|Birth: ||Aug., 1849|
|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1906|
Mrs. Mary C. Steffy, wife of Register and Recorder D.F. Steffy, passed away at her home on Baltimore street at 2 o'clock Sunday morning after a brief illness.
About two weeks ago she was taken ill and a stroke of paralysis follwed causing her family and friends great anxiety for the outcome.
She was in her 61st year.
Her maiden name was Miss Mary Cole Wilson, of Emmittsburg and was educated at the McSherrytown Academy. in early life she was a school teacher in the parochial school of Littlestown.
In 1869 she was married to Mr. D.F. Steffy then living in Littlestown. The family afterwards moved to New Oxford where they lived many years.
She leaves behind her husband one son Richard Steffy and two daughters Miss Marie B. Steffy and Miss Fannie W. Steffy. She was the mother of the promising young lawyer of this place Wm. M. Steffy, who enlisted in the Spanish American War and died at Chicamauga, whose death was a great shock to his mother, from which she never recovered.
The funeral will be held this morning, Wednesday, and will leave at 8:55 for New Oxford, where Solemn High Mass will be said in the church of the Immaculate Conception by Rev. Martin Steffy.
Obituary from the Gettysburg Compiler newspaper dated 03 October 1906
David Franklin Steffy (1844 - 1940)*
James Coale Steffy (1873 - 1880)*
William Martin Steffy (1874 - 1898)*
Frances W. Steffy Frommeyer (1880 - 1935)*
Richard Franklin Steffie (1889 - 1946)*
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery
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