Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
Mary "Marie" Clara Gariety, 89, Russia, died April 22, 2011, at Versailles Health Care Center.
She was born Sept. 8, 1921, in Yorkshire to Herman and Frances Boeckman Bruening. On Oct. 9, 1940, she married Robert Gariety, who died July 4, 2006.
Surviving is one daughter, Beverly Ann Gariety, Piqua; three sisters-in-law, Bertha Bruening, Yorkshire, Virginia Drees, Fort Loramie, and Frances Gariety, Piqua; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is one son, Kenneth Robert Gariety; two sisters, Viola Bulcher and Bertha Schwieterman; and one brother, Arthur Bruening.
She was a farmwife and homemaker, attended St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia, and had been an active member of the former Catholic Ladies of Columbia and St. Anne's Ladies Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Frank Amberger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.