Mary Jane Brinker
In Memory of
Mary Jane
Brinker (Hite)
1931 - 2018
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Obituary for Mary Jane Brinker (Hite)

Mary Jane  Brinker (Hite)
Mary Jane Brinker, 87, of Greensburg, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018. She was born January 3, 1931, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Earl “Lefty” and Bessie Deremer Hite. She was a member of the First Reformed United Church of Christ in Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Robert Hite, and two sisters, Lorraine Truxell and Bette Ruffner. She is survived by her husband, Walter Brinker. They proudly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June surrounded by their loving family. She is also survived by three daughters: Sandie (Larry) Fink, of Sylvania, OH, Terri (Jim) Garlick, of Woodstock, GA, and Janice (Dan) Stanley, of Greensburg; seven grandchildren: Cara, Kristina, Sarah, Rachel, Christopher, Hannah, and Matthew; three great-grandchildren: Abegail, Makayla, and Mason; a brother, Bill (Ruthie) Hite, of Greensburg; two sisters: Joanne Noel, of Latrobe, and Lou Cavanaugh, of Hilton Head, SC; a sister-in-law, Ruth Hite, of Penn; and many nieces and nephews. Her family meant more to her than anything, and she will be truly missed by all. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. For online condolences, visit In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Ste. 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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