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Mary Lou (Hafer) Archambault

October 31, 1939 ~ January 26, 2019 (age 79)

     Mary Lou Archambault, 79, of Williamsport passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Williamsport Home. Surviving is her loving husband, John “Jack” Archambault.

     Born October 31, 1939 in Watsontown, she was a daughter of the late Byron and Margarite (Matier) Hafer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Hafer.

      Mary Lou graduated from Watsontown High School in 1957 and took many night courses at WACC and Pennsylvania College of Technology.

     Mary Lou retired from the PA Department of Environmental Protection after 31 years of service, serving as a clerical supervisor and complaint coordinator. She also worked several years with the PA Bureau of Rehabilitation.

     She loved the outdoors, enjoying hunting, biking, tennis, cross country skiing and she especially enjoyed walking the dogs and the beach when on vacation. Mary Lou loved dancing, having taken disco and ball room dance lessons. She especially loved her children and grandchildren.

     Surviving in addition to her husband are two children John Lee Adam (Sue) of Allenwood and  Jody Lee Budman (Chris) of Allenwood, two step-children, Jennifer L. Horn (Jeff) of New Port Richey FL., and Jeffrey Archambault (Rachel Blackwell) of Manassas, VA., six grandchildren, Ashten, Ian, Adam, Tayllor, Gabby and Bailey, and her sisters Marion Yeager (Joe) of Watsontown, Joanne Britton of Milton and Carol Foresman (Hugh) of Turbotville. She was looking forward to two great grandchildren who are on their way.

     A memorial service to honor the life of Mary Lou will be held at Covenant Central Church 807 W 4th St, Williamsport, at 11 a.m. on Friday February 1, 2019. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Uniontown Cemetery, Allenwood at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary Lou’s name to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport PA 17701 or the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 57 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre PA, 18701.

     Arrangements entrusted to Knight-Confer Funeral Home.


Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
57 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18740
Tel: 1-570-822-9915

Lycoming County SPCA
2805 Reach Road, Williamsport PA 17701

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