Mary Ann Dayberry, 93, of Emmitsburg, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at her home, with her family at her side. Born December 10, 1927 in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara (Zimmerer) Stadler. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Dayberry. He passed in 1999.
Mary was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Emmitsburg. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking, watching old movies, and listening to music. She loved her family, and more than anything, loved spending time with them. She always kept her cookie jar full for the grandkids.
Surviving are her children, Carol Swam of Fallston, MD, Linda Sams and husband Michael of New Franklin, OH, Barbara McDonald and husband Michael of Emmitsburg, Michael Dayberry and wife Cathy of Baldwin, MD, James Dayberry and wife Pam of Baltimore, Phillip Dayberry of Emmitsburg, Joseph Dayberry and wife Barbara of Shrewsbury, PA, Mary Catherine Dayberry of Emmitsburg; and Martin Dayberry and wife Lisa of York Springs, PA; brother, Charles Stadler of Baltimore County; 28 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 3 sisters and 5 brothers, and a granddaughter, Diana.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 47 DePaul St., Emmitsburg, MD 21727 with the Rev. Martin McGeough, C.M. as celebrant. The service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend. The livestream can be accessed at the upper right corner of the church's web page Burial will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, May 2nd at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church at the above address.