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Mary Ellen (Wiley) Durst

July 10, 1946 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 74)


Mary Ellen (Wiley) Durst, 74, of Confluence, PA and formerly of Grantsville, MD, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her residence.

Born July 10, 1946, in Meyersdale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses Ray and Stella (Bittinger) Wiley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roger Durst; one son, Roger Loy “Bo” Durst, II; two sisters, Stella Louise Merrill Durst and Ruth Ann Martin; and one brother, Julius Wiley.

Mrs. Durst was a supervisor at Hunter Douglas, Cumberland, MD.

She is survived by one son, Clinton Durst, Confluence; one daughter, Roxanne Durst, Confluence; two brothers, Roger Wiley, Boynton, PA; Mitchell “Mick” Wiley, Grantsville; three grandchildren, Tristan (fiancée, Sierra Willard) Platter, Gabriel Platter and Sadie Platter.

At her request she will be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, is assisting family with arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., P.O. Box 275, Grantsville, MD  21536, to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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