Music 11

Mary Esther Will

February 19, 1932 ~ April 19, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Mary Esther Shaulis Will, 91, passed away Wednesday April 19, 2023 in Excela Latrobe Hospital. She was born February 19, 1932 in Pittsburgh a daughter of the late Wesley and Esther Stahl Shaulis. 

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years James E. Will Sr. and her children; Peggy Ann Patrick of Derry, Catherine L. Will of Baltimore, Paul W. Will of Sharon and Brian K. Will of Bradenville, a very special nephew/son Herbie Will, grandchildren; Christopher Patrick (Jessica) of Holidaysburg, John E. "LJ" Patrick (Kimberly) of Derry, Jason Patrick (Patricia) of Whitney, Johann D. Will of Baltimore and Shawnte E. Bell of Baltimore, nine great-grandchildren; Ashley Langer (Garrett), Amanda Patrick (Ryan), Allison Patrick, Brody Patrick (Katerina), Kayleigh Patrick, Jerry Patrick, Hannah Carmichael (Dave), Vanessa McMichael and Johann D. Will Jr., two great- great grandchildren Amery and Silas.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her oldest son James E. Will Jr., a grandson Bruce Will and her siblings; Naomi VanSickle, Lawrence Shaulis, Forrest Shaulis, Ruth Windisch, Ruby Harmon and Harmon Shaulis.

Mary worked at several place throughout her life and had retired from Torrance State Hospital. She loved to garden, cook and can vegetables and fruits. Jim and Mary attended many bluegrass and country music festivals both locally and out of the area with a group of long-standing friends.

Friends will be received Sunday from 4-7pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Monday at 11am. Interment will follow in the Bethel Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to 


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family

© 2023 McCabe Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility