She was born May 21, 1931 in Elmira, NY, a daughter of Philo W. and Ruth Maryetta (Johnson) Montanye. Maryetta was predeceased by her husband, James W. Voorhees on Nov. 14, 2003.
She was a member of Victory Church, Troy, PA. Maryetta was a member of a bowling league, a book fanatic, enjoyed doing ceramics, crafts, shopping, playing games and cards, decorating her home, and working in her flower gardens and doing yardwork.
Maryetta is survived by sons, James D. (Bonita) Voorhees, Lockwood, NY, Ronald (Inez) Voorhees, Springfield, PA, David Voorhees, Granville, PA, Paul D. Voorhees, Springfield, PA; daughters, Sandra (Ronald) Kingsley, Springfield, PA, Darlene (Dan) Close, Troy, PA, Linda Rathbun of Springfield, PA, Jeannie (Jeffrey) Estep, Granville Summit, PA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Lester Montanye.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Paul Mark Voorhees; sisters, Gertrude Clearwater, Dorothy Conklin and Louise Heath; brothers, Philo Montanye, Jr., Lyman Montanye, Raymond Montayne, Harold Montayne.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018, or to a charity of one’s choice. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com