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Mary McNamara Schwartz passed away at the age of 89 on Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2017, at the Franklin Health Care Center. She was a native of Philadelphia, PA and has been a resident of Franklin for the past 10 years. Mary's passion was art, especially painting, which she loved. She had a kind soul who believed it was better to be kind than right. A private family gathering will be held at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin followed by inurnment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, PA at a later date.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her daughters, Diane M. Brown and her husband Jerry Charpentier Sr. of Franklin and Mary Blakla of Philadelphia, PA; two siblings, Florence Haug and Thomas McNamara, both of Philadelphia, PA; ten grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; as well as three nieces and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, her parents, Leo and Mary Fleming McNamara; and five siblings.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.