Mary Alice Miner, 96, of Holiday passed away February 17, 2017 under the care of Gulfside Hospice at Oakview Terrace. She was born October 26, 1920, near Shelbyville, IN, to Edward Wisker and Margaret Zobel. She came to Florida over 30 years ago with her husband, Charles R. Miner. Mary had a long career as a registered nurse. She continued that same care of people by volunteering for St. Luke’s Eye Institute for over 21 years. She was also active in the Lions Club and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of Holiday, FL.
In her free time, Mary enjoyed word searches as well as knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, embroidery and sewing. She used her sewing talent to create clothing for her children’s dolls as they were growing up. She always watched Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy every evening. She also loved to travel. Mary and her husband were members of the Winnebago Club, traveling the country. She was a woman with a subtle humor and a caring heart.
Mary is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Charles R. Miner, and her two brothers, J. Herbert and Charles Wisker. She is survived by her daughters: Mary Marjorie Donahue (Bob), Sue Ellen Miner, and Julia Kay Miner; her grandson, John Michael LeMasters (Melinda); her sister, R. Marjorie Kuhn; her sister-in-law, Angela Miner, and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church on Tuesday, February 21 at 8:30am with burial to follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
Please consider making a memorial donation to Gulfside Hospice in Mary’s name.
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church - Directions
4843 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL 34690
Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513