Mary K. Gierhart, a lifelong resident of Cridersville, OH
peacefully entered the arms of her Savior on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in
Chesterfield, MO. She was born May 10, 1928 in Cridersville to the late Marion
Sanford and Flora Few Brown. She married the love of her life, Donald Eugene
Gierhart on Feb. 2, 1947. He preceded her in death July 14, 1988. Mary spent
the last 6 years in Gainesville, FL with family and the last 4 months in
Chesterfield, MO with her son’s family. She proudly served Sears for many
years as an auditor and was a lifelong member of Calvary United Methodist
Church. She is survived by a loving son Dennis (Laura) Gierhart of
Chesterfield, MO; a son-in-law Terry Hicks of Bonita Springs, FL and a
daughter-in-law Kathleen Gierhart of Gainesville, FL.; 7 grandchildren, 3 great
grandchildren and a niece Shirley Baker of Wapakoneta, OH.
She was preceded in death by her son Jeffrey L. Gierhart, daughter
Rhonda Rae Hicks, brother Roy (Ruby) Brown, sisters: Viola (George) Baker and
Marjorie (Verlin) Bowsher.
Mary loved to spend her time reading and enjoying the beautiful
outdoors with her family and friends. She was very appreciative of the special
love and attention given to her by all of her care givers at The Village in
Gainesville, FL and The Garden Villas at Delmar Gardens West in Chesterfield,
The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. to noon
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Criderville, OH.
The funeral service will follow with Rev. Casey Irwin officiating and burial to
follow at St. Matthew Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the
charity of your choice.