Mollie Joyce Engle
CENTREVILLE — Mollie Joyce Engle of Centreville, MD, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at her home in Centreville, surrounded by her four children. She was 81.
Born in WilkesBarre, PA on Aug. 11, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Edward “Bud” McNamara and Adeline Gertrude Trevethan McNamara. She graduated from Coughlin High School in WilkesBarre, PA, class of 1953. Mollie married the late Marty Engle (of Wyoming, PA) on May 31, 1958. Mollie later obtained her preschool teaching certification in Rockville, MD, and taught at Four Corners Nursery School.
Over a period of 33 years, Mollie and Marty resided in Silver Spring, MD, where they raised their family of four children. Mollie and her husband Marty moved to Centreville in 1993 upon Marty’s retirement from the Federal Government.
Mollie is survived by her children: Connie Dean (Frank Jr.); Christopher Engle (Julie) of Hagerstown, MD; Kevin Engle (Myriam) of Tampa, FL; and Kenneth Engle (Lisa) of Brookeville, MD; seven grandchildren: Sean Engle (Jess), Brendan Engle, Brooke Dean, Emily Engle, Kyle Dean, Hannah Engle and Kasandra Engle; step grandchildren and their families, Ashley Baynard, Kendall Towers and Tyler Dean; and great grandchildren, Camden and Averie Engle.
Mollie was an active member of Our Mother of Sorrows/St Peters Catholic Church and an extraordinary minister of communion. Mollie was a woman of strong faith and enjoyed her trips to the beach, family gatherings, painting, reading, music, movies, and ceramics. Mollie was dedicated to her parents, was devoted to her late husband and family, and was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted and caring friend. Mollie will be truly missed.
A visitation will be on Friday, October 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home. P.A. in Centreville. A Mass will be held on Saturday, October 22, 11 a.m. at Our Mother of Sorrows in Centreville. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery in Queenstown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Mollie J. Engle to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, 14 Ten Plaza, Suite 1710, New York, NY 10122 or Compass Regional Hospice Inc., 255 Comet Dr., Centreville, MD 21617.
Online condolences made at www.fhnfuneralhome.com.
MOLLIE JOYCE ENGLE