Mary Ellen Catron

October 29, 1929 ‒ January 24, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Mary Ellen Catron passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Winchester Terrace. She was 88.

She was born October 29, 1929 to parents Floyd & Emma (Wert) Hoffman in Mansfield. Mary Ellen graduated from Mansfield Senior High with the class of 1948.

On February 17, 1957, she married Ora A. Catron and they shared 20 wonderful years of marriage until he passed away in 1977. Now they are together again.

Mary Ellen worked at Therm-O-Disc as a line worker for 10 years before retiring.

In spare time, she enjoyed gardening, crocheting and sewing. But above all, Mary Ellen cherished her family.

She is survived by daughter Orlena (Tom) Johnson; son Gary Catron; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother Robert (Jane Anne) Hoffman; sister-in-law Kate Hoffman as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and brother Donald Hoffman and an infant sister Betty Jean Hoffman.

The Catron family will receive friends Monday, January 29, 2018 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service honoring Mary Ellen’s life will begin immediately at 1 p.m. Pastor Jim Berry will speak. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Mary Ellen’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at

  • Orlena and Gary

    I am sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I have fond memories of coming over to her house when I was little and getting into her cookie jar. She was such a nice lady.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Debbie Weikle

  • Sending our condolences&prayers!! We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing!! Such a great lady!!!