Mary B. Rager


Mary B. Rager, 93, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, died Tuesday July 20, 2021, at Holbrook Health Care Center in Buckhannon.

She was born April 11, 1928, in Staunton Virginia, a daughter of the late Guy and Rose Smith Anastachio.

She married John Mark Rager, who preceded her in death on March 26, 1996.

Surviving are two sons, Russell Adams of Kingwood, West Virginia, and Mark Allen Rager of Buckhannon, West Virginia; five daughters, Joyce Newman of Shady Side, Ohio, Hazel Alloway of Wheeling, West Virginia, Shirley Dean and husband, Darren, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, Patricia Jordan and husband, Mike, of Dillonvale, Ohio, and Roxanne Rager Mallow and husband, Eric, of Carolina Beach, North Carolina; six grandsons, Anthony and Michael Adams, Robert and Frank Haller and Jeremy and Timothy Wood; six granddaughters, Teresa Cardona, Lisa Newman, Julie Walker, Erika Kolenich, Corina Adams and Kayla Wood; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Albright of South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Robert Adams; grandson, Carl Newman; granddaughter April Adams; brother, William Wheeler; daughter-in-law, Lillian Adams; and son-in-law, Ron Newman.

Mary was a homemaker who enjoyed crafting, completing puzzles and had a love for listening to music.

Friends will be received Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. from the funeral home with Rev. Will Kerns officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.

Poling-St. Clair is in charge of the arrangements.