Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Elgin
Mary E. Elgin, 79, of Kittanning, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was born May 26, 1940 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Mary’s hobbies included dancing, sewing, cooking, and baking. She also attained many trophies as a member of the Ladies Pool and Dart Leagues. She was also a longstanding member of the Moose, Eagles, and the VFW Clubs. Survivors include her children, Sherry Stephens (Mike), Sheila Jibben, Sandra Slaughter, Tammy Rodnicki (Tim), and Tim Odrechowski; seven grandchildren, Greg Claunch, Brad Watkins, Ryan Odrechowski, Amelia Smith, Paige and Jenny Odrechowski, and Morgan Walker; three great-grandchildren, John and Jessie Watkins, and Lydia Smith; brothers and sisters, Orvaille Johnson (Gaye), William Johnson (Carol), Eva Rover, Shirley Carter, and Carl Johnson (Nina). Mary was preceded in death by her parents, William and Margaret Johnson; sister, Dorothy; her son, Ronald Payton; her husband, William Elgin; and her grandson, William Stephens Jr. Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 N. Grant Ave., Kittanning. Additional visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m., with Rev. Tim Kutch officiating. Burial will follow in Center Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
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