Mary Rose Werder, 85 of Newnan, Georgia , loving wife of 42 years to the late Edward R. Werder, unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Atlanta Medical Center.
Born in Newark, New Jersey August 22, 1932, she was daughter of the late James and Cecelia Tinney. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Werder was preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor and Cecelia Tinney; and brothers, James, John, Daniel and Joseph Tinney.
Mary met her husband, Edward, at General Instruments where they were both employed and married in 1967.
They left the North in 1975 and spend most of their lives together in Florida. Mary moved to Newnan in 2009 after the death of her husband.
Mary had a real zest for life. She was a parishioner at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church and member of the prayer shawl ministry. Mary loved going out of her way for others. She spent countless hours crocheting Angel-Wing prayer shawls for the patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan.
When she was not crocheting, Mary loved watching her grandchildren follow their dreams playing baseball or performing on stage. She loved shopping and going to lunch with her daughters, Lisa and Linda.
Survivors include her brother, Michael Tinney; daughters, Lisa Vasquez (Pedro), Linda Jarvis (Jim); nieces, Patricia Ott (Kyle) and Jeanne Tinney; grandsons, Ryan Vasquez (Breanna), James and Jeremy Vasquez; grandaughters: Alison and Jennifer Jarvis; and great-grandson, Jase Vasquez.
Family and friends are welcome to attend a visitation from 6-8pm on February 2, 2018 at Aycock Funeral Home Young and Prill Chapel, 6801 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, Florida 34997.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Christopher's Catholic Church, 12001 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, Florida 33455 with Very Rev. Aidan Hynes, V.F. officiating, followed by lunch.
Interment will take place on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Fernhill Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, 1501 South Kanner Hwy, Stuart, Florida 34994.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Treasure Coast Hospice – treasurehealth.org or Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare 600 Celebrate Life Pkwy, Newnan, GA 30265.