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Marie “Marcy” Schnerring, 89 – Devoted Hours in St. Patrick’s Adoration Chapel

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Marie “Marcy” Schnerring, 89, of Pottsville, died peacefully Wednesday at home with her son John Holden and grandson Eric Borrell at her side.

She was born September 10, 1939, in Frackville a daughter of the late John and Catherine “Katie” Franks Pulaski.

She retired after over 30 years as a nurses aide at the former Rest Haven Nursing Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband George F. Schnerring.

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Marcy was a member of St. John the Baptist and St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church’s both of Pottsville.

She also devoted countless hours in the adoration chapel at St. Patrick Church.

Surviving are her children, Donna Bolvin, Kim Bolich and John Charles “Butch” Holden; grandchildren Jennifer Bolvin, Eric Borrell, Kellie Borrell, Cody Holden and his wife Katie; great grandchildren, Devin Borrell, Hannah Meyer, Eric Borrell, Jr. Chris Holden, J. John Holden, and Jaxon Holden; 9 brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Interment will be in St. John No. 2 Cemetery Pottsville.

Arrangements are under the care of James B. Humphrey, F.D. James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

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