Mary Ethel (Nace) Zeiders

Born: Sun., Feb. 9, 1930
Died: Sun., Mar. 15, 2020

Private Cremation

Pending Memorial Service

Pending Visitation

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     Mary Ethel Zeiders, 90, of Mifflintown, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Geisinger-Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

     She was born on Feb. 9, 1930 near Richfield.

     She is survived by three children, Linda B. Zimmerman and husband, Richard R., of Mifflintown, Jane M. Taylor and husband, James C., of Kingsland, Ga., and Dennis H. Zeiders and wife, Diane “Cookie”, of Mifflintown, two sisters, Dorothy Cramer of Carlisle and Ella Goodling of Richfield, two brothers, Glenn A. Nace of East Salem and Donald Nace, Jr. of Lewistown, five grandchildren, Michelle Taylor, Benjamin Taylor, Richard Zimmerman, Jr., Michael Zimmerman, and Destiny Zeiders, four great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, George Albert and Frances M. (Berkiheiser) Nace, an infant daughter, Cindy Zeiders, three sisters, Cathryne Mull, Anna Mae Duke, and Marie Strauser, and one brother, Johnny Strauser.

     Mary worked at Fisher Electronics and as a hostess at Stop 35 Restaurant.

     She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and volunteered with Juniata County Meals on Wheels.

     She enjoyed cooking, reading, traveling and watching birds and she loved to spend time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     There will be a memorial service scheduled at a later time.

     For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 N. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to Juniata County Meals on Wheels, PO Box 251, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

     Arrangements are in the care of Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown. Condolences may be left at

Charitable donations may be made in Mary's memory to the following organizations:

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
109 N. Third Street, Mifflintown, PA 17059

Juniata County Meals On Wheels
PO Box 251, Mifflintown, PA 17059

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David Beaston
   Posted Tue March 17, 2020
Mary was a wonderful person and I will always remember the great times we spent working at Stop 35, God bless you at this time and each day forward. Jim And Janie I think of you often.

Desiree Lee Rhea
   Posted Tue March 17, 2020
I did Ms.Mary's hair at Ck Hair Design I absolutely loved her she always knew how to make me smile she will be missed by many

Susan (Palm) Leitzel
   Posted Wed March 18, 2020
Dear Linda, Janie, and Den and families
YOur mother was a great lady , always full of laughter and fun. We worked together at Fisher's for many years. We shared many good times and will always be remembered.
May God sustain you and lift you up during this time. Our prayers go out to you all . God bless.

Kathy (zeiders) Bashore
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
Den, Janie, Linda and family,
So sorry to hear of Aunt Mary’s passing. I remember her wonderful laugh, smile and beautiful red hair.
I wish you all God’s peace and comfort during this time of loss.

cheryl zook
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
i will miss her beeping and flying by my house and that famous wave of hers and that horn blowing the whole way past house in both directions