Mary Sachs died on June 24, 1960. She was 72. On the following day, the Mary Sachs Shop and the 212 Man’s Shop closed in observance of her death. An advertisement read, “It is with profound sorrow that we make known the passing of Our Beloved Founder Mary Sachs.”
Mary’s sister Hannah Sachs Cantor became president of the Mary Sachs Shop and the 212 Man’s Shop. Her sister Yetta Sachs Carpenter served as Secretary/Treasurer and continued to manage the Lancaster store, which was under her care since 1927.