Mary Kathryn Roush, 100, of Pomeroy, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on December 15, 2012, from The Village of Westerville in Westerville, Ohio. She worked at Duke Cleaners and Elberfeld’s Department Store in Pomeroy for many years. Mary Kathryn was a graduate of Pomeroy High School (Class of 1931), was an avid quilter with the Forest Run Quilters and lifelong member of Forest Run Methodist Church who sang in the choir.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Kerns Roush; parents, Jacob and Magdalena Baer; sister, Helen Baer; son-in-law, Thomas Gorman; and daughter-in-law, Ramona Roush.
She is survived by her three children, Yvonne (Hiram) Richardson, Manning Roush, and Rachel (Harold) Stout. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Alex (Becky) Richardson, Nanette (Tom) Richardson-Greenwald, Machelle (Paul) Kline, Tom Gorman, Angela Gorman, Kimberly (Bill) Smrek, and Krista (Bucky) Johnson, as well as 11 great-grandchildren, Danielle, Kristopher, Gregory, Zachary, Brittany, Edward, Jacob, Amber, Jordan, Kelsey and Brent.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow at Gilmore Cemetery. Visiting hours for family and friends will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday and from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday just prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Meals on Wheels, 112 East Memorial Drive, Pomeroy, OH 45769 or Forest Run United Methodist Church, 43770 Forest Run Road, Racine, OH 43770.
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