mary ann shultz
Mary Ann Daugherty Shultz, 72, of Weirton, died Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at the Trinity Medical Center West following a brief illness. Mary Ann was born October 17, 1930 in McMechen, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Earl M. Daugherty and Olive Whitlatch Daugherty Cunningham. She was also preceded in death by three brothers Oscar, Earl and Blaine Daugherty and one sister Elaine Daugherty. She was a member of The Salvation Army of Weirton, the Women’s League, Choir, Sunday School Record Sergeant, League of Mercy, in charge of the monthly Advisory Board Luncheons and was an active volunteer in all The Salvation Army programs. Mary Ann is survived by her husband, Onle L. “Buck” Shultz, whom she married on June 11, 1949; sons Onle “Buck” Shultz, Jr. and his wife Cheryl of Weirton, and Terrence Paul Shultz and his wife Andrea of St. Petersburg, Florida; daughters Nedra McKinley and her husband William, Pamela Castillo and her husband Tony, Tina Kitchen and her husband Robert all of Weirton and Sharon Hart and her husband Michael of St. Petersburg, Florida; one brother Francis Daugherty of Alamedia, California and one sister Margaret DeLauder of Vista, California; Ten grandchildren: William McKinley and his wife Terrie, Jeff McKinley and his wife Amanda, Jared and Ashley McKinley, Tony and Heather Castillo, Zachary and Christina Kitchen and Joshua and Sarah Shultz. Family and friends will be received at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton on Thursday, November 21 from 2:00 – 4:00PM and 7:00 – 9:00PM. Additional visitation will be held on Friday, November 22 from 10:00AM until the 11:00AM funeral services at The Salvation Army Chapel with Major Lamar Foreman officiating. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton. Memorial contributions can be made to The Salvation Army, 800 Cove Road, Weirton, West Virginia 26062. Share your tributes with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Brian and I were talking just about a week ago about all the times we were at your house watching ‘Chiller Theater’ and all of the fond memories we shared as ‘kids’ together. I wish it were possible for us to come, but please know that we love all of you and are praying for you. Love Brian and Loretta

  2. It is with great sadness I write this. Mary Ann will be missed my me and countless others. Please know her family and close friends will be in my prayers. I wish Angela and I were able to attend the services to share in the celebration of her life.

  3. At the mere mention of her name, the aroma of freshly baked bread fills my nostrils and my mouth waters at the memory of the taste of those rolls that would melt in your mouth and leaving you wanting just one more! Beyond the treats of everything sweet and home-made pizza late on a Saturday night while sitting in the dark, watching “Chiller Theater” and scaring ourselves and then laughing histerically at the cheesiest movies ever shown, Mary Ann made her home feel as though it was your own. She will always be synonomous with everything that is fun, loving and full of laughter. She could make more things – sewing, crafting, creating – her talents and energy seemed endless. She was one of those moms that knew how to be a best friend and yet maintain your respect. I learned from her and my life was changed by her example, witness and care for the likes of me! May God bless you all and may His Spirit comfort your hearts! Love, Brian

  4. Over the past few years, when life felt low, Mary Ann has been there, with just the right word, a supportive e-mail and even slipped me a buck or two when times were tough. She is truly an incredible individual, and heaven is brighter for now having her presence. All my love and prayers. Jon

  5. We all (Mike, Cathy and the boys) send our love and condolences to the family. Eighteen years ago we were welcomed into the Weirton Corps family and we love you all very much. Mary Ann will be sorely missed and often remembered by us all.

  6. Aside from the wonderful rolls, one of my best memories is of a party at Mary Ann’s house before I went to Basic Training. She baked a cake shaped like Snoopy and I believe (remember, this was wa-a-a-ay back in the old times) she had Snoopy saying “Curse you Red Baron”, because I had sent a gag note to Nedra signed ‘The Red Baron’. Another time, following cataract surgery, she opened her vast video library to me because I wasn’t allowed to read, (Aaargh!!) but I could watch television to my heart’s content. I told Mary that God must be scheduling a Board Meeting and He needed someone to bake the rolls. We love her and will miss her. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you, her family and if there is anything we can do to help, please let us know.

  7. We share your grief and hold you in our prayers. We will think of you in the times to come and hope you find the joy of times gone by.

  8. Mary Ann was a very warm and friendly woman. Always very friendly and happy. Her home was one of the first places i went to when Kathryn and i came here to live with Dave and Leslie . She will be greatly missed by all who knew her . Love Mary and Dave

  9. I miss you granny!! I will always share the memories you and I have together, letting everyone know that you were the greatest grandma in the whole wide world!! I have never cried so much in my life but i kno now that you are in a much better place and that the Lord will be blessed every moment because he has you in his presence!! With much love and a sad heart, your wonderful grand-daughter

  10. Mommy, was “the best Mother in the whole world”.She could do anything and if she couldn’t she would do it anyways. I remember all the different school projects she helped me make,a paper mache bull pinata for Spanish class, Its still in her attic too! Halloween costumes we use to bug her to make, She made Zak a Star Trek uniform and he was so proud of it, he wore it for picture day. It’s still hanging in his closet. today. So many memories I have of Mommy that I will cherish for my lifetime. The advisory board dinners we prepared together, all the shopping for bargains and groceries she didn’t need. We even went Christmas shopping for the grandchildren and she shopped in a catalog for special items for us children, that came in the day after she to be with Jesus. I will always love her with all my heart and my goal in life is to be with her in heaven.I always want my eyes fixed on Jesus, So everyone keep me on the straight and narrow. Mommy , I love you so much. Thank you for your love and support through out my life. I love you!

  11. Daddy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss mom so much. She was the right hand or in her case the left hand to all of us. I want you to know I love you so much and you can call me at anytime day or night. You have always been there for me and my family so let us help you. I loved mom very much as we all do. We each have a part of her in us as she gave to each of us such wonderful memories. I was cleaning a drawer the other day and came across the little outfit she made for Billy and Jeff for a baby egg project they did in school. Nothing was ever to hard for her she tackled every task and completed it with such perfection. The school projects for me salt maps, book reports, and the time she spent reading and explaining as I always had trouble comprehending what I read. All the crazy ideas she helped me with for church programs. The costumes she created to make Sunday School fun and exciting. The badges she helped with at Sunbeams and Gaurds. The fund raisers driving to sell candy and all those hoagie sales. The Home League and YPL programs we worked on together and most of all the fellowship, laughing and crying that we did will remain in my heart. She was always there whenever I called even in the middle of the night to see what to do for a sick baby. The birthday parties and cakes she made for whatever they were into at the time. I could go on and on. Dad you and her both were here for us any time we need help whether it be to watch the kids, fix a car, needed money to get us through. You both gave so much of yourselves to us and to all those around you. I am not ready to let her go as I know all of us are having that feeling in our hearts. Yet we can be comforted for we know by the example she lead and the lessons she taught us that she is with Jesus. I know mom would want each of us to draw closer to Jesus and prepare our hearts and to live each day to be ready when Jesus calls us home. As she prayed for each of us everyday. And what better tribute we could pay than to live for Jesus. That is my desire to be a better wife, mother, daughter, and friend and to let my light shine for Jesus. For I know she will be waiting to greet me with open arms. God will be right beside us giving us the strength to go on each day without her and to cling to all the memories. I love you Mom and I Thank You for all you gave me and Thank God for allowing me to be you daughter.

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