Mary E. Downing

December 25, 1925 ~ March 22, 2019 (age 93)

Mary E. Downing, 93, of Wintersville passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at Valley Hospice.  She was born December 25, 1925 in Canton, Ohio the daughter of the late Fred and Georgia Rodenbaugh Staib.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Clarence T. Downing on April 18, 2002; two brothers Lewis and Fred Staib; five sisters Alice Klingman, June Hammack, Blanch Fellows, Georgia Brooks and Glenna Schmitt; son-in-law Frank Rayburn and great grandson Matthew Smith.  Mary was a retired secretary from the Indian Creek School District.  She held church membership at Wintersville United Methodist Church and it’s Women’s Club.  She is survived by her children Tom (Sylvia) Downing of Steubenville, Jack (Janie) Downing of Bloomingdale, Karen (Bob) Polsinelli of Richmond and Mary Ann Rayburn of Wintersville; eleven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a sister Margaret Staib of Wintersville.  Friends may call at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 4 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Clint Quillen officiating.  Memorial contributions may be directed to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150
Rayland, OH 43943.

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