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Maxine Lucille Himes

August 29, 1932 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 88)


Maxine Lucille Himes, 88, of Mahoning Towers, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at her daughter’s home.

She was born at Brandy Camp on August 29, 1932, a daughter of the late Preston Charles Minnick and Annie Mae (Kunselman) Minnick.

On September 11, 1954, she married James D. Himes.  He preceded her in death on November 24, 2011.

Mrs. Himes worked at Rola Jensen for thirteen years.

Maxine enjoyed spending time with her family, being outdoors walking, gardening and enjoying nature.  She also loved being with her little dog Lucy, playing cards and BINGO.

She is survived by one daughter, Lorita Mae Snyder and husband Richard of Punxsutawney; two grandchildren, Heather Havrilla and Dan of Punxsutawney, and Scott Guidash and Bryan of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Doris Good of Punxsutawney and Norma Hider of Virginia.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Brian James Himes; one brother, Harold “Butch” Minnick; and one sister, Janet Minnick.

In accordance to Maxine’s wishes there will be no visitation.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

Her ashes will be interred next to her husband at Ringgold Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made in Maxine’s memory to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 or to a local humane society.

Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com



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