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Afternoon Update


September 22, 2013

Mary J. Downey

Feb. 8, 1930 - Sept. 20, 2013

ANDERSON — Mary J. Downey, 83, of Anderson, passed away Sept. 20, 2013, at her residence following an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Anderson, and resided most of her life in Anderson.

She retired from Delco Remy.

Survivors include her children, Stephen W. (Denise) Downey of Pendleton, Michael K. (Rene) Downey of Phoenix, Ariz., Brenda S. (Ronald) Hott of New Port Richey, Fla.; siblings, Mildred Johns of Anderson, Barbara Denson of Anderson, Ralph (Dora) Holsinger of Muncie, and Ronnie (Sue) Holsinger of Anderson; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne E. Downey; son, Jeffery A. Downey; father, Oscar Holsinger; and mother, Maude (McCombs) Holsinger.

Mary requested there be no services or visitation.

She will be laid to rest next to her husband of 55 years, Wayne, in Jamestown Cemetery in Jamestown, Ky.

Memorial contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice.

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