Mary Day McArthur

Female 1933 - 2014  (81 years)


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  • Name Mary Day McArthur 
    Born 20 May 1933  Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Sep 2014  Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Griffin Cemetery, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Moss Point, MS ~ Mary Day McArthur Lander, 81, passed away on September 13, 2014 at We Care Hospice in Moss Point after a lengthy illness. She was born to John McArthur and Mamie Day McArthur in Moss Point, MS on May 20, 1933. Day graduated from Moss Point High School in 1951 where she was active in the band and chorus. It was at school that she met the love of her life "Jack" whom she married on July 24, 1953. She maintained to the end that she had been in love with Jack since she was 12 years old. An only child, Day was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband of 60 years, Frederick H. "Jack" Lander. She is survived by her children, John Frederick Lander from Moss Point, David Malcolm and Audrey Cibula Lander from Picayune, MS, Rebecca Susan and Jerry Gorski from Yulee, FL, and Lisa Ellen and Steve Pittman from Pascagoula, MS. Grandchildren: Jason M. Krebs (Nicole), Margie Krebs Young (Jeff), Jodie Gorski McKenzie (Chuck), Amanda Lander McFadden (Robert), Emily Lander, Matthew Lander, Lauren Lander, Anna Lander, Rebecca "Becca" Pittman, and Robert Pittman. Great Grandchildren: Jackson Krebs Young, Emma Katherine Young, Robert "Bo" McFadden, Elias A. "Eli" McFadden, William Frederick McFadden, Mary Isabella "Bella" McFadden, Hannah Elizabeth McFadden, Avery Kate McKenzie and Parker McKenzie. Day was a member of Clan McArthur Society for many years and a founding member of CAA USA (Clan Arthur Association of USA) hosting the clan tent at many Highland Games throughout the years. Day was also a long time member of the Gesellschaft Mobile/Worms German Society, and Writers Unlimited. Day was involved the Pas-Point Little Theater for many years appearing in such roles as Aunt Eller (Oklahoma), Nurse Ratched (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) and many others. Day was also active in the Singing River Chorale up until the time of her illness this year. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Rosary will be recited at 7:30PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September, 18, 2014 at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Pascagoula, MS beginning at 10:00am with Father Tony Arguellas officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held in Griffin Cemetery in Moss Point, MS. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Clan Arthur Association of USA, Robert W. Arthur, 613 W. Edwards St. Princeton N.C., 27569, St. Vincent de Paul of Our Lady of Victories Parish, or the Historical and Genealogy Society of Jackson County. Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS is in charge of arrangements.
    Person ID I43040  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2018 

    Father John McArthur,   b. 21 Apr 1895,   d. 23 Sep 1952  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mamie Day,   b. 14 May 1893,   d. 26 May 1975  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F15580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick Harold Lander,   b. 2 Mar 1930, Kreole, Jackson Co., Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 2013, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1953 
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F15579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart