Mary Catherine States, 79, Greer, S.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Gallitzin, a daughter of the late Thomas and Betsy (Leap) Howell. Married Eugene Deasey States, who preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters: Mary Ann Hartman, Greer, and Dorothy S. Morris, Hollidaysburg; sons: Duane, Johnstown, and James, Harrisburg; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. today at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Taylors, S.C. Arrangements by Wood Mortuary, Greer.
Altoona Mirror, Altoona, Pa., Sat., Jan. 6, 2001