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Mary E. Thornton

June 18, 1944 August 21, 2020
Mary E. Thornton
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Obituary for Mary E. Thornton

Mary E. Thornton 76, formerly of Pennington passed away August 21, 2020. Born in the family home on Delaware Avenue in Pennington, she was a lifelong area resident. Mary was a graduate of Hopewell Valley Central High School in 1963. She was a life member of many fire company ladies auxiliaries including Pennington Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, Mercer County Fire Ladies Auxiliary, and NJ State Ladies Auxiliary. She was even a Past President of Pennington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and Mercer County Fire Ladies Auxiliary. Mary gave much of her time to the Pennington Fire Company helping others and that is how she lived most of her life.


Mary spent 50 years with her husband Norman before he passed in 2016. They built a family together in the family home enjoying each other’s companionship. While living in Pennington she was a member of the Pennington Historical Society serving to preserve the town’s history.


Mary was predeceased by her parents, Walter T. Frisbie and Alice (Sharp) Frisbie and her husband Norman Thornton. She is survived by her daughter Paulette Cronce and her husband Michael, her son Dwayne Thornton, and her grandchildren Shannon and Dillon Cronce. She leaves behind many who cared for her deeply and will be missed by all.


Services will be graveside at 11am, Friday, August 28 at the Titusville United Methodist Cemetery, 7 Church Road, Titusville, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pennington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary in her name, 120 Broemel Place, Pennington, NJ 08534.

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Graveside

Friday

28

Aug

11:00 AM 8/28/2020 11:00:00 AM
Titusville Methodist Cemetery

Church Road
Titusville, nj 08560

Titusville Methodist Cemetery
Church Road Titusville 08560 nj
United States

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Titusville Methodist Cemetery Final Resting Place

Church Road
Titusville, nj 08560

Church Road Titusville 08560 nj
United States
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