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Gertrude "Gerry" Marie Seelye, 97, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of New Wilmington, passed away of natural causes in Myrtle Beach.
She was born Jan. 10, 1920, in Cleveland, to Clarence E. and Helen A. (Russell) Ryder.
Mrs. Seelye was the widow of Owen E. Seelye, whom she married March 1, 1943. Mr. Seelye died June 3, 1987.
In her early years, she enjoyed playing cards and raising golden retrievers. In her last years, she enjoyed spending time with her dogs, Jaz and Phoebe, and watching birds.
Surviving are: her daughter, Patricia Sarver, of Maine; her grandchildren, Bobby Belotti and his wife, Chrissi, of Masury; Maria Belotti of Myrtle Beach; and Tori, Annie, and Patrick Sarver, all of Maine, as well as several great-grandchildren.
She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Donations in her memory may be made to Humane Society of Mercer County, 29 Vine Ave., Sharon, PA 16146.

Gertrude "Gerry" Marie, 97, Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of New Wilmington.
Visitation and services: None, at her request. Friends may sign a guest book at stevensonfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on September 6, 2017
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