February 7, 1927 - September 17, 2017
Mary Louise (Marylou as everyone knew her) C. Kirby Horswood, 90, of Preston, passed away on September 17, 2017 at Shore Regional Medical Center at Easton. Mrs. Horswood was born on February 7, 1927 in Mahanoy Plane, PA to the late John and Catherine Stahl Kirby. She graduated from Gilberton High School with the class of 1944. She was previously a member of Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church in College Park and has been a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Denton since moving to the Eastern Shore in 2005. Mary Lou worked as a beautician while in Pennsylvania and moved to Greenbelt in 1965 with her husband Robert L. and daughters Marylou Horswood Suden and Roberta Horswood McCarthy. She worked in the Prince George's county school system as a teacher's aide until her retirement. She loved to take walks, enjoy nature, take rides on the boat and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Horswood is preceded in death by her husband Robert, daughter Mary Lou Suden, grandson Robert John McCarthy, her brothers John Kirby, Andy Kirby and Joseph Kirby, sisters Anne V. McDonald and Hannah McLaughlin. She is survived by her daughter Roberta McCarthy and her husband Joseph, grandchildren Jacqueline Knox and her husband Andy and James McCarthy, sisters-in-law Mary Kirby, Fran Kirby and Jean Kirby as well as many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Lions Club International Fund for hurricane relief at https://www.lcif.org/EN/support-our-work/donate-now.php. Family and friends will be welcomed for a visitation from 2:00 to 3:00PM on Monday, September 25, 2017 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Ridgely, a funeral mass will follow at 3:00 PM. Interment will be at Cheltenham Veteran's Cemetery in Cheltenham at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. To share memories and condolences please visit www.fleegleandhelfenbein.com.
Mary Louise (Marylou as everyone knew her) C. Kirby Horswood, 90, of Preston, passed away on September 17, 2017 at Shore Regional Medical Center at Easton. Mrs. Horswood was born on February 7, 1927 in Mahanoy Plane, PA to the late John and... View Obituary & Service Information
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