Mary King

Obituary of Mary King

Mary King, 87 of Pottstown, died on March 7th in Chestnut Knoll of Boyertown. She was the wife of Laurel M. King. Born in Mount Carmel, PA., she was the daughter of the late John Bortnichak and Anastasia (Horoschok) Bortnichak. She was a member of St. Paul's UCC of Pottstown. Mrs. King worked from 1941 to 1946 as a secretary for the Dept of the Navy in Washington DC. She was also a Homemaker. She was pre deceased by one son, Robert King; five brothers, Andrew, John, Peter, Terrence, and Joseph Bortnichak; one sister, Catherine Freeman. Surviving in addition to her husband is one daughter, Barbara King, Bowie, MD; one brother, George Bortnichak, Mount Carmel, PA.; one sister, Barbara Geiger, Connecticut; two granddaughters, Amanda and Marisa High. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N Charlotte St. Rev. Rebecca Brenner, Officiating. Relatives & Friends will be received from 1-2 pm in the funeral home. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse of Pottstown and Vicinity, 1963 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA. 19464. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Service Information

2:00 pm
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc.
955 N. Charlotte Street
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States