Mary Catherine Blackwell, age 84, died Tuesday January 1, 2013 at the home of her daughter. Born in Canton, OH., she was the daughter of the late John Harold Austin and Evalyn Saylor Austin. She was preceded in death also by her step-father Marshall William Motter and by her husband Linwood Lacy Blackwell in 1992.
She is survived by her daughter’s ; Catherine Jane Hearne and her husband William of Pittsville, Evalyn R. Andrews of Elkton, MD., Kathleen Margaret Liller and her husband Steven of Delmar, DE., and step-son Guy Blackwell and his wife Alice of Washington, D.C. seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving, is a brother Larry Motter of Ocean City and two nephews.
She was preceeded in death by three sons; Ronald , Donald and Linwood Lacy Blackwell, Jr.. Mrs. Blackwell had worked for over forty years as a seamstress and had also been associated for many years with her late husband , “Blackie” Blackwell at the Ocean City airport.
A graveside service will be held on Friday January 4, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be the Mary Catherine Blackwell Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of Ocean City, 627 William Street, Berlin, MD. 21811.