RANSOMVILLE -- Mary P. Abendschein, a homemaker, died Friday in Odd Fellow & Rebekah Health Care Center in Lockport. She was 85.
Born in Emporium, Pa., the former Mary P. Painter was a 1938 graduate of Niagara Falls High School and graduated from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute.
Mrs. Abendschein, a longtime resident of Lewiston, also worked five years as a secretary for Frank Ripple Realty in Youngstown.
Her husband of 47 years, Ward, died in 1993.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Fellows and Carol Skelly.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hardison Funeral Home, 3648 Ransomville Road.