Mary Helen Sahli

COLUMBIANA -Mary H. Sahli, 87, of Columbiana, passed away Thursday evening at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center surrounded by her family.

Mary was born on Aug. 13, 1925, on the family farm in southern Ohio, the daughter of Riley B. and Carol (Gage) Hayes.

She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family. Mary was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in New Middletown.

Mary leaves to cherish her precious memory her daughter, Dee (Roger) Schreffler of Salem; two sons, John (Traci) Gaither of Eutawville, S.C., and William (Gloria) Gaither of Columbiana; a sister, Anne Waggoner of Farmington, W.Va.; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center for their kindness and care given to Helen. They request if friends desire donations be made in Helen’s name to St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center, 1899 Garfield Road, Columbiana, Ohio 44408.

The Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Family and friends are invited to visit to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.


(Paid obituary)