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Mary C. Detwiler

November 12, 2012
Salem News

SALEM - Mary C. Detwiler, 89, of Salem died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012, at the St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center Emergency Room.

She was born February 20, 1923 in Salem, the daughter of the late David J. and Catherine (Miller) McCloskey.

Mary worked for 11 years for the former Daniel E. Smith Jeweler in Salem and retired in 1988. Previously she worked for 15 years for the former Perskey's store in Salem. She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, L.C.B.A., and C. D. of A. Mary was a 1940 graduate of Salem High School and a volunteer for AID.

Her husband, Homer R. Detwiler, whom she married June 15, 1946, preceded her in death on September 19, 1967.

Survivors include two daughters, Gayle (Richard) Juliano of Canfield and Janet (Lee) Lucas of East Liverpool; a son, John R. "Jack" (Wendy) Detwiler of Columbus; five grandchildren, Evan and Halle Detwiler, Chuck Juliano, Carrie Parente and Stephen Lucas; and four great-grandchildren, Josh and Richie Juliano and Amanda and Brandon Parente.

Three brothers, Edward, Charles and George McCloskey also preceded her in death.

A funeral Mass service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the Saint Paul Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating. On Tuesday at 10 a.m., L.C.B.A. and C.D. of A. services will be held at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady's Purse, 935 E. State St., Salem, Ohio 44460, Senior Independence Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Road, Bldg. E, Canfield, Ohio 44406 and L.C.B.A., c/o Frances Ziegler, 435 Fair Ave., Salem, Ohio 44460.

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