Mary L. Byers

LISBON–Mary L. Byers, 85, formerly of North Beaver Street, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Allay Senior Care.

Mrs. Byers was born March 13, 1933 in Litchfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late Albert and Edna (Landfried) Reep.

A former member of the Lisbon First Christian Church, Mary had worked as a sealer for 17 1/2 years at the former A&P Warehouse in Salem, retiring in 1982. In her retirement, she taught ceramics from her home and later worked in the bakery at Hull’s Super Duper in New Garden.

Her husband, Jay V. Byers, whom she married Sept. 10, 1970, preceded her in death Sept. 28, 2002.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and David Cope of Lisbon; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Following Mary’s wishes no calling hours or funeral services will be observed at this time.

Private burial will take place at the Lisbon Cemetery.

The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home has been entrusted with her care.

Friends may also view Mary’s memorial tribute page and leave condolences for her family at