Wednesday, September 6th, 2006
Mary Ellen Darnell-Schneider, 73, 1245 Knoxville Ave., St. Marys, died at 8:10 p.m. Sept. 3, 2006, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Celina, to Dee and Marie Felver Now. On Aug. 2, 1986, she married David Schneider, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Ray Darnell, Denver, Colo.; two daughters, Denise Darnell, St. Marys, and Rochelle (Robert) Darnell-Kinahan, Arvada, Colo.; a stepdaughter, Kris (Earl) Norcross, Dublin; a sister, Anita (Boyd) Granger, Celina; a sister-in-law, Margie Now, Klamath Falls, Ore.; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Ed and Dean Now.
She was retired from St. Marys City Schools, where she had served as the secretary to high school principal. She was a 1951 Celina High School graduate and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and Ohio Child Conservation League, both of St. Marys.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Calling is 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Thomas Howard Scholarship Fund or a charity of donor's choice.