Mary Ewing, of Blairsville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday. The daughter of the late John and Sue McLaughlin, she was born on July 4, 1924, in Conemaugh Township. While growing up, she attended the Tunnelton Presbyterian Church and for numerous years received church pins for perfect Sunday school and church attendance.
Mary was married to the late Howard Ewing for 61 years. She has a daughter, Susan Leonard and husband Harry J., of Blairsville, and a son, Wayne Ewing, who is deceased. In addition, she has two grandsons, Daniel Leonard, of Blairsville, and James Leonard, of Youngwood.
In 1988, Mary retired from Federal Laboratories in Tunnelton. She has been a member of the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Lewisville for 63 years and participates in various church activities. She enjoys scrapbooking and crocheting in her free time.
A family dinner will be held in her honor. Birthday wishes may be sent to Mary at 807 Grange Road, Blairsville, PA 15717.