Mary H. Neese, 86 of Princeton, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at The Waters of Princeton.


She was born Sept. 24, 1926 in Ringgold, Pa. a daughter of Maggie (Geist) and Jerry Alcorn. 


She had resided in this area since 1949, coming from Pennsylvania. She was married to Walter Neese who preceded her in death. She retired from Hurst Mfg. in Princeton.


Mary is survived by a daughter, Jeanette “Jo” Heichelbech; a son, Vernon “Tony” Neese; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Neese; 12 grandchildren, Annette (Bill) Wirth, Marianne (Joshua) McDaniel, Chuck Neese, Bobbi (John) Chaney, Ronnie (Melissa) Heichelbech, Steve (Holly) Heichelbech, Brad (Megan) Heichelbech, Debbie Robinson, Jeremy (Stephanie) Neese, Jonathan Neese, Lacey Means, Leah Means; 29 great grandchildren, Tyler, Tiffani and Tristan Wirth, Ethan and Jaylynn McDaniel, Megan Dingcong, Samantha (Peter) Carmona and Mary Milstead, Emily Chaney, Noah, Nicole, Kinsly and Presley Heichelbech, Spencer, Abby and Carson Heichelbech, Bradley, Rochelle and Wesley Heichelbech, Keisha Wright, Darrius and Eric Heichelbech, Joe Robinson, Corbin and Jeremy Neese, Reya and Kyler Neese, Hayden Means and Parker Means; 1 great-great grandchild, Aiden Rylie Dingcong.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Neese; a son-in-law, Ronald Heichelbech; a daughter-in-law, Karen Neese and also four brothers, Vernon, Roy, Frank and Harry Alcorn.


Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013 at Deeley Funeral Home in Punxsutawney, PA with Pastor Joan Rousseaux officiating. Burial will follow in Ringgold Cemetery


Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Deeley Funeral Home.


Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton handled the local arrangements.