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Mary Ruth Finster, 95, Kokomo, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 6:03 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at The Wellington. Mary was born Nov. 3, 1922, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to her parents, Charles Mason and Mary Ruth (Marshall) Pfeiffer.
She is survived by her niece, Dawn Cluts; nephew, Kent (Sherry) Pfeiffer; and special friends, Judy (Guy) Smith.
Mary served our country proudly from 1944 to 1946 in the United States Navy. She was a lifetime member St. Andrew Episcopal Church, where she was a deacon for many years. She was an elder hoster at Manchester Episcopal College and was active in sororities, card clubs, and many church organizations.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John and Robert Pfeiffer.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Episcopal Church.
Requiem Mass will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at St Andrew Episcopal Church, 602 W. Superior St., Kokomo, IN 46901. Bishop Doug Sparks will officiate the service, assisted by the Rev. Father Ted Neidlinger and the Rev. Father Richard Lightsey. Friends may visit from noon until time of service.
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Published on February 3, 2018
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