Mary Jane (Gearhart) Ferguson

March 23, 1949 – Feb. 4, 2018


Mary Jane (Gearhart) Ferguson, 68, Waynesboro, formerly of Chambersburg and Duncans­ville, passed away Sunday at her home.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Dean E. and Aletha M. (Spidle) Gearhart of Duncansville.

On March 20, 1969, she married Lester E. Ferguson at the Duncansville Lutheran Church, and her beloved husband preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 2009.

Surviving are a daughter, Leslie M. (Lonnie) Johnson-Coble of Waynesboro; two precious grandchildren: Erin Lacey Johnson and Matthew Duncan Johnson; two brothers: Edward C. (Cindy) Gearhart and Scott W. (Beth) Gearhart, all of Duncansville; a sister-in-law, Carol Gearhart of Duncansville; a brother-in-law, Dr. Chet Ferguson (Diana) of Columbia, S.C.; a sister-in-law, Shirley (Scott) Weidley of Altoona; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mary was a graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School, Class of 1967, and later attended the Altoona Hospital School of Medical Technology.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Liebegott-Brown Funeral Home Inc., 1218 Fourth Ave., Duncansville, immediately followed by a time of remembrance at 4 p.m. Interment will take place at Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 or at