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Mary Pikoraitis, 80

Mary Pikoraitis, 80

Mary Pikoraitis, 80, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Elizabeth House.

She was born Dec. 13, 1933, in Union Co., Ind., to the late John H. and Dova McCoy Maxwell.

Mary attended Hanover College and graduated from Ball State University with a bachelors degree in education.

She is survived by her daughters Laura (Thomas) Monger, Anne (Charles) Monger and Leslie (Michael) Mackiewicz; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

There will be no local services at this time but interment will take place in the spring at Benhem, Ind.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Elizabeth House 571 South Allen Rd Flat Rock, NC 28731.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.