Mary A. Motsavage
Mary A. Motsavage, 83, of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent A. Motsavage, who died in 1998. Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late Alexander & Mary Kozak. Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Wilkes Universityand then began a career in the pharmaceutical industry. After raising her family she was employed with Gwynedd Mercy University, where she enjoyed working with students in the Biology Department. In her early years, she was an avid runner and enjoyed yoga, gardening, and oil painting. She enjoyed dancing the Polka and also taking vacations to Europe with her late husband. She especially cherished the time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Surviving Mary are her children, Susan Martin, of Perkasie; Christina Motsavage (David Rieman); Judy Motsavage (Dave Dolly), of Ft. Myers, FL; Pat Towns (David), of Cary, NC; Bill Motsavage (Eleanore), of Germansville, PA; 14 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; her sister, Anne Schank (Tony), of Bethlehem; her sister-in-law, Karen Motsavage, of Collegeville; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Andrea, in 1965. Relatives and friends will be received by her family on Saturday, October 22, after 9:30 AM in the Chapel at Dock Woods Community, 275 Dock Drive, Lansdale, and are invited to attend her funeral service at 10:30 AM. Inurnment will follow in St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mary may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018, or to the Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, 533 Foundry Road, West Norriton, PA 19403. Arrangements entrusted to the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.
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