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Mary F. (Robinson) Dickson

Born: Mon., Mar. 8, 1937
Died: Mon., Jun. 21, 2021

Memorial Service

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 10, 2021
Location: Mary D. Stables

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Mary F. Dickson, 84, of Harrisville, formerly of Sewickley passed away Monday, June 21, 2021.

Mary was born on March 8, 1937 in Pittsburgh to the late Frances J. Robinson and the late Marie Henrietta Brown Robinson.
Mary was a former member of the Allegheny Baptist Temple and West Unity Community Church. She owned and operated Mary D. Stables where she boarded horses, gave riding lessons, and trained horses. Mary was well known in her community for her knowledge of and experience with horses.

Mary is survived by one daughter, Cindy (Bill) Martin, of Harrisville; two sons: Bruce (Kathy) Dickson, of Cranberry Township and Tom (Linda) Dickson of Sewickley; one granddaughter, Jessica (Zac) Slater; and two grandsons: Thomas “Tommy Lee” Dickson and Mike (Jen) Dickson and Mary’s great grandsons: Dominic, Anthony, and Sam.  Mary is also survived by two sisters: Arlene Hey of Sewickley and Karen Brown of Sewickley; and two brothers: Kenneth (Joyce) Robinson of Sewickley and Keith (Vickie) Robinson of Mars.

A Memorial Service will be held July 10, 2021 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm at Mary’s Stables- Mary D. Stables 2638 Brown Road Sewickley, PA 15143.

In lieu of flowers and in honor of Mary’s memory the family requests donations be  made to Rocking R. Ranch and Rescue Inc. found on Facebook.  

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Kathy Cross
   Posted Wed June 23, 2021
Cindy, So very sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Kathy Cross

Reynolds Clark
   Posted Sun June 27, 2021
To the Dickson Family, I send my heartfelt sympathy. Mary was a well known resident of Franklin Park for many years. I met her during my service as Fire Chief of the Franklin Park Vol. Fire Co. No. 1. She was a loyal attendee at our Monday night bingo games and always teased me because when I was calling the numbers, she would yell out that I was calling the “wrong numbers.” Once, we went to a horse rescue on her farm on a cold winter day. The horse had slid into a steep creek bed and we were called to pull the horse out. I was amazed at the calmness that your mother displayed during that rescue. Her concern for the horse was unwavering. After a few tense hours and several failed attempts, we were finally able to rescue the horse. Once the horse stood up, Mary calmly walked it back to the stable and gave it a warm bath. But she took the time to hug every rescuer on the scene. A life lesson for me. Mary was a class act. May she rest in peace. Renny Clark

   Posted Fri July 02, 2021

Todd Dickson
   Posted Sun July 11, 2021
Aunt Mary through her faith was a true believer in Christ and she was very inspirational. When I was a child she introduced me to Christianity and to Pastor Barr of the Allegheny Baptist Church. I remember her and my cousins taking me to church every Sunday. I was impressed with her strength and leadership lending me the impression that she was very devoted to her God, family, and work which attributed to her life success. Aunt Mary will be sorely missed here on earth but she has obtained salvation and eternal life through Christ for the way she lived her life. God Bless Aunt Mary.

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