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Mary Brady


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 Mary D. Brady, 79, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 13, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.


 She was born on August 26, 1935 in Elysburg, and was the daughter of the late Paul and Pearl Pelak Deski.


 Mary was the former owner of Brady’s Restaurant, Steelton, where she worked side by side with her husband and family for 25 years. She was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown, and had a strong faith and love for the Lord. She was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayed the Holy Rosary daily and with many prayer groups over the years. She loved gardening, bird-watching, crossstitch and going to the Casinos, but most importantly spending time with her loving family and grandchildren.


 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph T., her sons Joseph A. Brady who passed away in July 2014, and Timothy P. Brady who passed away in 1979, and her brothers Peter Deski and Andrew Deski. 


 She is survived by her son Terrence Brady and wife Judith of Middletown, Md.; daughters Elaine Smith and husband Michael, and Victoria Youtz and husband Collin, all of Middletown; grandchildren Kathleen Smith, and Lauren and Joseph Brady, all of Middletown; her brothers Michael Deski of Milton, and Albert Deski of Lake Ariel, Pa.; and sister Pauline Skudera of Elmwood Park, N.J.


 Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 19, at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, with the Reverend Ted Keating, her pastor, officiating. 


 A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the church.


 Burial will be at the convenience of the family in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg.


 Memorial contributions may be made to the educational trust fund of Lauren J. Brady and Joseph K. Brady at Mid Penn Bank, 1100 Spring Garden Drive, Middletown, PA 17057.


 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. to handle the arrangements.


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