Mary Madeline Herr (1938 – 2014)

herr_mary WEBMary Madeline Herr, 76, of Camburn Rd., Morenci, MI, died Saturday morning, August 2, 2014, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born March 24, 1938, in Lenawee County, MI, to the late Floyd and Lillian (Weber) McVay. She married John C. Herr on June 14, 1969, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Fayette, and he survives.

Mary was a 1956 graduate of Morenci High School, and later obtained her RN degree from Mercy College in Toledo. She worked as a nurse for a few years, but primarily worked in the home raising her family. Mary was an active member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, where she served on the Altar Rosary Society, and volunteered at the St. Vincent DePaul Society. She enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family.

Surviving in addition to her husband, John, are two sons, Brent Herr of WA, and Gary Herr of Toledo, OH; three daughters, Mary (Eric) Hofbeck of Lynnwood, WA, Janell (Marco) Corallo of Salem, OH, and Jolene (Allen) Stafford of Edon, OH; six brothers, Floyd (Mary Lou) McVay, David (Mary Helen) McVay, Alan McVay, Greg (Jodi) McVay, Doug McVay, and Mark McVay; two sisters, Annette McVay and Cynthia (Andy) McVay; and nine grandchildren, Jacob, Samuel, Ian, Alise, Andrea, Lillian, Jude, Adam, and Amelia.

Besides her parents, Mary was preceded in death by two brothers, Norman and Francis McVay, and a daughter-in-law, JoAnne Herr.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorial donations in honor of Mary to Our Lady of Mercy Church for Mass intentions, or the St. Vincent DePaul Store in Fayette.

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