Mary K. Hetlyn


Mary K. Hetlyn, 87, Blue Gill Trail, Fairfield, died Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

She was born Oct. 5, 1931 in Washington, DC the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence Keefe. Her husband of 61 years, Alfred W. “Al” Hetlyn died earlier this year.

Mary was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield. In her early years she worked at both the Department of the Treasury and the CIA. But after marrying her husband, Al she became a full time homemaker. Mary enjoyed crossword puzzles and sewing, but most of all spending time with her family.

Mrs. Hetlyn is survived by a granddaughter, Erika C. Hetlyn, a great granddaughter, Emma T. Hetlyn-Thorne. She was predeceased by a son, Thomas J. Hetlyn and a brother, John Keefe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Monday, June 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield, with Fr. Peter DiTomasso celebrant. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. There will be a viewing at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 256 Tract Road, Fairfield, PA 17320. Online obituary and condolences available at

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