Mary was born and raised on a dairy farm in rural Pennsylvania. Mary was number 4 in a family of 10 children and known as the tom-boy of the family. She graduated from Blue Mountain Academy and took one year at Columbia Union College. She met her husband Neil at the ice cream store while attending CUC. Mary raised 3 birth kids and 3 adopted kids. She is now the proud grandmother of 13 grand kids. She ran her own day-care business for 13 years. Prior to MMS, she and her husband spent 3 years working at Oklahoma Academy. Mary was the elementary teacher at MMS in 1991-93. Mary came back to MMS July 2002 with her husband and among her many duties, is currently the librarian.