Mary C (Wilson) Rhykerd

Born: Sat., Dec. 8, 1928
Died: Thu., Nov. 5, 2020


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 08, 2020
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Nov. 08, 2020
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

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Mary C. (Wilson) Rhykerd, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on November 5, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Newport, PA, December 8, 1928 to Paul A. and Pearl (Baker) Wilson.
  She graduated from Newport High School and Harrisburg Hospital School of Nursing as a RN. She nursed at Harrisburg Hospital and retired from Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, as charge nurse in the Neonatal and Newborn Nursery.
  She was past member and officer of the Susquehanna Wagoneers Traveling Club, Towpath Court Order of Amaranth #138 Newport, Devotional and Junior leader of the Perry County Christian Endeavor and The United Church of Christ, Newport, President of the Ecumenical Church Women's Association of Newport, served on the worship committee and Women's Association of Chapel Hill UCC Camp Hill, member of the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church- Silver Springers Circle and helped with the church fall fair.
 She was the widow of Guy E. Rhykerd and is survived by sons, Don E. Rhykerd and wife Susan E. of Enola and Ted D. Rhykerd and wife Susan J. of Mechanicsburg, grandchildren, Brian and  wife  Amy of Camp Hill, Melanie Rhykerd of Harrisburg and Michael Rhykerd and wife Sarah of Klingerstown, step-grandson, Joshua Sheaffer and wife Jessica of Hummelstown, and sister in law, Bernice Wilson of  Warminster, PA. and six great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by brother, Paul A. Wilson, Jr.
  Services will be held Sunday, November 8 from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 1 PM until the funeral services at 2 PM with the Pastor Mary Kay Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.


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Everett Shoaff
   Posted Fri November 06, 2020
Don, Ted & Families,

We are so saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She will definitely be missed by us. Please know that you are in our prayers and that God will be with you at this sad & difficult time. Don't hesitate to call us if you need anything.

Everett & Maureen Shoaff

Richard and Nancy Shoaff
   Posted Mon November 09, 2020
Dear Don and Sue, Ted and Sue and families , We are so sorry about your Mom's passing. May all those wonderful memories help you during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with your families. God needed a special Angel to take her him. Your Mom and Dad are united together again. Love Rich and Nancy

barbara a tressler
   Posted Tue November 10, 2020
i was so sorry to hear of your mothers passing, I was waiting for the time we could once again see each other. She was a wonderful person who I always enjoyed talking to.I know she has not been well for awhile and now she at peace with your father. my prayers are with all of you, Barbara

Bill and Judy Underwood
   Posted Wed November 11, 2020
Don, Ted and Families,
We were so sorry to learn of Mary’s passing. We so enjoyed knowing her and your Dad and all of you. They were great friends and neighbors for the years we lived on Old Orchard Lane. You all remain in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill and Judy Underwood

Beth Winters
   Posted Thu November 12, 2020
Don and Ted -- I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I used to visit her at the home and she was a wonderful person. We spent hours talking about her family, her husband, her church, and photography. I will miss her very much.

Beth Winters

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