She was born June 21, 1928 to William C. and Hazel (Smith) Cabiness.
Mary Ellen married Gerald Leroy Dinwiddie on June 27, 1948. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1971.
Mrs. Dinwiddie graduated at Lafayatte High School in 1946. She was a bookkeeper for 29 years at Goetz/Pearl Brewing Company and 12 years with Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. She was also a member of Marvin McMurry United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.
Survivors: close friends, Raymond and Annetta Lau and family; and numerous other family and friends.
Graveside Services and Interment: 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family suggests memorial gifts to Marvin McMurry United Methodist Church or Disabled America's Veterans.