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“Walt, So sorry to hear of your loss of Mary. We are praying for your strength and endurance in these next days and future. Hope to see you on...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Yaeger - Bonneau, SC

“It's hard to imagine Walt without Mary or Mary without Walt. I just thought in my heart of hearts that there would always be Walt and Mary. But the...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dotti Jenkins - Mint Hill, NC

“My favorite memory was when Mary, Chris and I went to a Christmas concert that Reba was in. I was sitting beside Mary and the two of us kept singing...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Hoff - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,Mayor Christie Rainwater and Hanahan City Council ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere condolences for your great loss! What a beautiful person inside and out. Has been a wonderful neighbor to my Dad for 40 some years. ...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Dillard-Meeks - Kinston, NC

“Walt, Chris, Cindy and Lisa, and all the grandkids, We are sorry to hear of your loss, Mary was a sweet, sweet lady. We feel blessed to have known...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Michele McMyler - Seattle, WA

“Wendi and I and the entire Brecks family are saddened by the passing of Mary. I pray that the sadness that we feel be assuaged by the the cherished...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Troy Dion - North Charleston, SC


Mary G. Schenning, 84, of Hanahan, SC, wife of Walter J. Schenning, entered into eternal rest surrounded by her family, Saturday, January 25, 2020. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 1106 Fort Drive, Hanahan at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road, James Island. The family will receive friends Friday, January 31, 2020 at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with vigil prayers beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Born July 26, 1935 in Essex, MD, she was the daughter of the late Frederick S. Green, Jr. and the late Anna Amrhein Green. When she and Walter married in 1954 they lived abroad during part of his military career and together raised four children. Mary was a talented artist working with different media including watercolors, oil and acrylics and was a member of artist guilds in both Goose Creek and Summerville. She also enjoyed playing in bridge tournaments. Mary was a member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and will be deeply missed by her husband, Walter; two daughters, Cindy Edmondson (Kirby) of Charlotte, NC and Chris McLean (Marshall) of Summerville, SC; sister, Shirl Althoff (Robert) of Murrells Inlet, SC; seven grandchildren: Mara Edmondson, James Schenning, Chris Schenning, Margot Schenning, Adam Schenning, Reba McLean and Nick McLean and daughter-in-law, Lisa Schenning of Lexington, KY.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Mark Schenning and Jim Schenning; and two brothers, Bill Green and Fred Green.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC, 29407.