Marie C. Stokes, 96, of Fostoria, passed away at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.
She was born June 6, 1917 in Trenton, N.J. to Adam Ehret and Catherine (McCoy) Schmitt. She married William Hogan Stokes on May 8, 1943 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Trenton and he died June 8, 2000.
Surviving are six children, Marie Hama, of North Olmstead, Eileen (Dexter) Wilson, of Hilliard, William H. Stokes Jr, of Avon, Carol Pahl, of Carey, Rick (Sue) Stokes, of Weston, and Joan Nelson, of Fostoria; 12 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Jauss, of Trenton, N.J.
She was also preceded in death by her sons in law, Donald Pahl and Jerry Nelson; sister, Catherine Peoples; and brother, Eugene McCoy.
Marie was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and a longtime volunteer at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home. She was a former member of the Circle of Mercy and The Fostoria Women’s Club. She loved reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, March 24, 2014 from 10-11:30 a.m. at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 11:30 a.m. Committal services will take place at Fostoria Veterans Chapel, with burial following in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Home resident’s activity fund or the American Cancer Society.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.
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