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Mary D. (Macciocca) Umpstead

February 6, 1929 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 90)


Mary D. Umpstead, 90, of Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 peacefully at her home.

Born February 6, 1929 in Trenton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Howard) Macciocca.  On March 31, 1951 she married Charles L. Umpstead and they celebrated 56 years of marriage until his death August 2, 2007.

Earlier in life she had worked at The Basket restaurant in Allenwood and then later worked with her husband at the Spring Garden Market in Allenwood and Charlie’s Meat and Subs, Watsontown.

She loved spending time with her family and going to the theatre.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Milton.

Surviving are a son and daughter: Gary L. Umpstead and his wife Debra of Williamsport and Sharon Umpstead of Watsontown; three grandchildren: Jamie Hanford and her husband Murray of Hughesville; Heather Reese and her husband Derek of Avon Lake, OH; Kristin Hampton and her husband Curt of Montoursville; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death besides her husband were two brothers, John and Don Macciocca and a sister, Lynn Cisraei.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 124 Main Street, Watsontown.  A procession will form and leave the funeral home at 11:30 AM to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 Broadway St., Milton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:45 AM with Father John D. Hoke officiating.  Burial will follow in Watsontown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in her memory be made to either Evangelical Home Hospice, One Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or the American Cancer Society at

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December 31, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brooks Funeral Home, Watsontown
124 Main Street
Watsontown, PA 17777

Funeral Mass
December 31, 2019

11:45 AM
St. Joesph Catholic Church
109 Boradway St
Milton, PA 17847

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