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Mary (O'Dell) Pitzer

December 3, 1927 ~ July 23, 2021 (age 93)


Mary O’Dell Pitzer, 93 of Scottdale, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.

She was born December 3, 1927 in Quinwood, West Virginia the daughter of the late Rev. Wilburt A. and Jane Chapman O’Dell.

She was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Scottdale.

Mary was a graduate of Shepherd College of Shepherdstown, W.Va.. She was the previous owner of Top Oil Company of Norvelt. She was a member of the Scottdale Book Club for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping and collecting hats to add to her collection.

Mary is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her,

Her loving and devoted sons:

Glenn S. Pitzer of Scottdale

Paul D. Pitzer and wife Angie of Fredericksburg, VA.

Her Grandchildren:

Matthew A. Pitzer of Mt. Pleasant

Thomas M. Pitzer and wife Breann of Cannonsburg

James “Scott” Pitzer of Scottdale

Heather Burnett and husband Bryant

Ted Pitzer and wife Michelle

Timothy Pitzer and wife Ashley all of Fredericksburg, VA.

Her Great Grandchildren:

Tanner, Colton, Harper, Caleb, Grayson, Molly, Simon, Samuel, Lucas, Lily, Finley

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by:

Her Husband, Paul H. Pitzer (November 23, 2001)

Brothers: Rev. Rhenus O’Dell, Rev. Jake O’Dell, James O’Dell

Sisters: Yvonne Doberspike, Yvoare Terell, Ruth Dick, Anne Bennett

William O’Dell in infancy

Daughter-In-Law: Lynn S. Pitzer

And a Great Grandchild, Sawyer Burnett

Mary’s family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Pa. 15683 on Friday from 6PM – 8PM.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 11AM in the Funeral Home with her Pastor Rev. Robert Nagy officiating.

Entombment will follow in Middle Churches Presbyterian Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Twp.

On lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to American Heart Association at  or to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA. 22116-7023.

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