Mrs. Mary Margaret Brawner Rohrbaugh, 74, of Mountain
View Road, Emmitsburg, died Saturday, April 21, at Green
Acres Rehabilitation Center, Gettysburg, Pa.
She was the wife of Kenneth Roswell Rohrbaugh, her
husband of 34 years, who died April 24, 1982. Born April
11, 1927, in Emmitsburg, where she was a life-long
resident, she was a daughter of the late William M. and
Alice Adelsberger Brawner.
Mrs. Rohrbaugh was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman
Catholic Church, Emmitsburg. She had worked at Freeman
Shoe Co., Emmitsburg, and the Fairfield Shoe Co.
Surviving are five children, Donald Rohrbaugh of
Fairfield, Pa., Roy Rohrbaugh of Cascade, Cheryl
Rohrbaugh of Hanover, Pa., Jay Rohrbaugh of Lusby, and W
Ross Rohrbaugh of Emmitsburg; 12 grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and
one sister, Isabell Sweezey of Dayton, Ohio.
Mrs. Rohrbaugh was preceded in death by three
brothers, Franklin, Richard, and Roy Brawner; three
sisters, Ida Humerick, Ethel Miller and Helen Warren;
and one grandson, Michael Allen Rohrbaugh.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on April
25, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, with
Mrs. Rohrbaugh’s pastor, the Rev. James 0. Kiernan, as
the celebrant. Interment was in New St. Joseph’s
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