Pearl Adams Vazquez, 98, of Toledo, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at Sunset Village in Sylvania, OH. She was born August 15, 1915 in Columbus, OH, the daughter of Warren and Gertrude (Romain) Mahaffey.
She is survived by her sisters, Mildred Ford of Pemberville and Laura Murphy of Toledo.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sons, Allan and Charles Adams; brothers, Clarke, John, Warren, and Charles Mahaffey; and sister, Ruth Buckwell.
Pearl was a 1932 graduate of Lake Township High School and later graduated with her Bachelor’s of Arts from BGSU.
She married Maurice Adams and he preceded her in death in 1961. She later married Jose Vazquez in 1972 and she lost him in 2000.
Pearl was a teacher for 28 years. She was very active in the community, being a member of the American Society, Salvation Army Auxiliary, Delta Kappa Gamma NU Chapter in Bowling Green, Business & Professional Women of Fostoria, Child Conservation League, Ohio Education Association and National Education Association.
Over her life, she was a member of the Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Fostoria, associate member of All Saints Lutheran Church in Guadalajara, Mexico, and attended Monroe Street United Methodist Church in Toledo.
Visitation will be Monday, June 23, 2014 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, with services starting at 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in West Millgrove.
Memorial Donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio c/o the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com.
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