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Mary Lou Repine

Born: Sat., Jan. 11, 1936
Died: Sun., Jun. 16, 2019


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
Location: Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Jun. 21, 2019
Location: Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes

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Mary Lou Repine, 83, of Panama, NY,  passed away  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at UPMC Chautauqua. Born in Ashville, NY, on January 11, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Gerald Miller, Sr. and Jessie (Eddy) Ecker.  Mary spent all of her life in the area, attending schools and getting her GED in 1978. She enjoyed raising her family and helped raise her grandson.  She was formerly employed at  Automatic Voting Machine in Jamestown where she was an assembler for 18 years  She  also had worked for Lexington Die Cast in Lakewood where she retired in 1993, Jamesway Lunch Counter in Lakewood, Big N Lunch Counter in Jamestown, and Sattelite Bowling Alley and Davidsons in Lakewood where she was a waitress and cook. Mary enjoyed raising birds and bowling and attended Watts Flatts Church. 

Surviving are her husband, Frank Repine of Panama, NY;  2 daughters,  Kimberly (Tim) Courtney of Sugar Grove, PA, and LuAnne (Ben) Russell of Panama, NY; a step-daughter, Nancy (Daniel) Crissman of Panama, NY; 2 Sisters,   Rosalie (Don) Miller of North Carolina and Debra (Gary) Schenburg of Titusville, PA.; a  step-sister, Nancy Lazeski; 10 grandchildren,  Jessica Chapman, Christopher McCool, Jim Russell, Bob Russell, Shelby Cali, William Phillips, Frederick Blanchard, Nikki Blanchard, Sheila Crissman, and Charles Crissman; 27 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by  a son, Harold Allen Yager; a daughter, Rolinda Phillips; her step-father, Lyle Eker, Sr.; 2 brothers, Gerald Miller, Jr. and Richard Miller; a sister, Marilyn Miller Hilt; 2 step brothers, Lyle and Gary Eker; and a stepsister, Mary Lou McQuay.

Friends will be received on Friday, June 21, 2019  from 11 - 1 pm at the  Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc.  where a funeral and committal service will follow at 1 pm with Rev. Warren VanDewark, pastor of the Watts Flatts Church officiating.  Interment will be in Open Meadows Cemetery Ashville, NY. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so to Cystic Fibrosis or American Cancer Research Foundation.   Expressions of sympathy may be sent by visiting our website at www.mckinneyfuneral.com

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   Posted Tue June 18, 2019
The best Aunt ever - You will be so very missed. I loved chatting on the phone, you always would say "Well l supposSo many memories of spending time in the Flats when we were all litte, then in Sinclairville, the parties, the New Years Eve dinners. You and Dad 2 peas in a pod. Lord our family really lost a great one, but Heaven gained a beautiful Angel. Give Mom, Dad, Penny, Grandpa and Grandma, Harold and Lolly humongous hugs. I am sure they were all waiting with open arms. RIP Aunt Mary, Till we meet again <3

   Posted Wed June 26, 2019
I want to offer my deepest sympathy to Mary Lou's family. Pray to God
for comfort. He will help because God cares for you. Trust in him for
the help needed during this difficult time.
Psalm 91:2

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