Mary A. (Anderson) Weigel Brobeck, formerly of New Sewickley Township, was born April 5, 1917, the eldest child of Edward McCullough Anderson and Mary Biskup Anderson of Center Township. Mary died Friday, October 2, 2015, mid-way through her 99th year.Mary attended Center Township’s one-room schools and graduated from Monaca High School. She married George S. Weigel of Center Township and set up housekeeping in a small house on the edge of the Weigel Dairy Farm. They had two sons, Jim and Denver. In the spring of 1951, the family acquired and moved to a farm in New Sewickley Township where they made their home until George’s death in 1985. Mary was an active member of the Grange having been a patron and serving various offices at Center Grange and Big Knob Grange. She will be remembered by many for her role in Grange Fairs around the county where she worked the dining halls as well as contributing her many works to the handicraft competitions. In 1957, Mary was recognized by the Beaver Valley Times as a \”Citizen of the Week\” for work in service to her community. Mary and the family were charter members of the New Sewickley Presbyterian Church.As the century closed, a renewed acquaintance with a school friend and widower, Stanley Brobeck, opened a new chapter in Mary’s life. With their marriage in 1990, Mary returned to Center Township within five miles of her birthplace. Stanley Brobeck died in 2002 and Mary returned, in time, to a house her parents had built on land that had been part of Mary’s grandmother’s farm on Biskup Lane. She lived there, next door to her brother Edward M. Anderson, Jr. and his wife Ada Mae, until she moved to assisted living at Elmcroft of Chippewa in 2014.Mary was predeceased by her sister, Georgia Grogg, granddaughter Jaime Weigel, step-granddaughter Gwen Miller, and step-son Stanley Brobeck II.Mary leaves her sons Jim and wife, Gail, of Mirror Lake, NH and Denver and wife, Josie, of Greencastle, PA. She leaves five grandchildren, four step-children, and eighteen step-grandchildren. Her great-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren number twenty five.Mary also leaves her brother Edward, his wife Ada Mae and family. Their daughter, Sandy Anderson Casto, was a tireless and unselfish resource to Mary and her family over recent years. Throughout her blessed life, Mary’s boundless love reached and touched many throughout an extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.Friends will be received Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca. A funeral celebration of Mary’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10th, at Faith Lutheran Church, 100 Center Grange Road, Center Township. Interment will be private.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.