Mary Catherine Dooley Hartley



Sumter, SC… Mary Catherine Dooley Hartley, age 91, beloved wife of 64 years to William “Bill” L. Hartley, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland.

Born in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. Dooley and Elizabeth Kamber Dooley. Over the years, Mary volunteered with a variety of organizations including: Toys for Tots, The Women’s Guild, Friends of the Library, Veterans Hospital and Girl Scouts. She was a longstanding member of St. Anne Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband Bill of Sumter, she is survived by two daughters, Mary Wnek and her husband Tom of Buffalo, New York, and Karen Underwood and husband Jim of Sumter; five grandchildren, Mathew Underwood of Sumter, Jake Stenger of San Francisco, California, Kimberly Worsham and her husband Wes of Flower Mound, Texas, Jamie Santos and her husband Melvin of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and Tami Edwards and her husband Eric of Winter Garden, Florida; seven great grandchildren, Andrew, Devin, Alena, Seth, Kyle, Elizabeth, and Jack; two brothers, Joseph Dooley, and Jimmie Dooley and his wife Martha, and one sister, Ruth Mueller and husband Jim of Louisville, Kentucky along with many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:00 am at the St. Anne Catholic Church with Fr. Noly Berjuega, CRM officiating. Interment will follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery at 12:00 noon.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Anne’s Church or Sumter’s Toys for Tots at the Marine Corps League, P.O. Box 1222, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.