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Mary Jo Northup

March 1, 1955 — February 15, 2022

North English- Mary Jo Northup was born March 1, 1955 in Orbisonia, PA, the daughter of Joseph & Orpha (Scott) Crouse. She attended Montour High School and later received her GED. On May 1, 1971 she was united in marriage to George Baron, he passed away in August 18, 1996. On July 2, 1998, Mary Jo married Raymond Dale Northup. Together they made their home in North English. Mary Jo worked at Kwick Star and Talbots. She enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary Jo died on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at her home in North English, at the age of 66 years.

She is survived by her husband Ray of North English; two daughters Dana & Deanna Baron, both of Coraopolis, PA; a son Derrick (Dena) Baron of Pittsburgh, PA; three stepdaughters Linda Foubert of Keswick, Sharon Kriegel of Victor and Mary L Northup of Conroy; two stepsons Michael Northup of North English & Raymond Northup Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA; seventeen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents; 1st husband George Baron; a son Dwayne (DJ) Baron; and a sister Jodine Buck.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on Monday, February 21, 2022 at the Powell Funeral Home in North English. Burial will be in the Sylvania Hills Memorial Park in Rochester, PA at a later date. A general memorial fund has been established. Messages and tributes may be left at

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Monday, February 21, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Powell Funeral Home - North English

116 W Broad St, North English, IA 52316

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