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Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Mary May Carmean, 93, formerly of St. Marys, and a resident of the Golden Living Center, St. Marys, died at 7:17 p.m. Nov. 27, 2013.
She was born May 19, 1920, in Salem Township, Auglaize County to Archelaus and Irena Baker Martin.
On Jan. 10, 1939, she married James S. Carmean, who died Oct. 27, 2010.
Surviving are two daughters, Diana (Arthur) Nungester, Spencerville, and Darlene Vaubeof, Bluffton; five grandchildren, Julie (Robert) Sloan, Delphos, Melanie (Bruce) Lee, Van Lue, Lisa (Nick) Sloan, Delphos, James Vaubel, Miami, Fla., and Cindy (David) Layman, Anderson, Ind.; 11 great-grandchildren, Greg Sloan, Andrea Marshall, Brandy Sloan, Angelia McDade, Jennifer Wilson, Sarah Taylor, Gary Grubbs III, Ashley Sloan, Kristy Steavesen, Mandy Hickey and Jennifer Hickey; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great grandchild.
Deceased are her parents; her husband; and nine siblings, Cleora Layton, Norman Martin, Richard Martin, John Martin, Peter Martin, Carl Martin, Kathryn McPheron, Ruth Dershem and Eunice Shock.
She was a 1938 graduate of Spencerville High School. She was a homemaker and had worked at the G.C. Murphy Company and Jack's Shoe Store, both in St. Marys. She was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys, and the Women's Guild of the church. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend who also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral rites are 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, the Rev. Jon Kraner officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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