Marjorie A. Ostrander

February 26, 1920 ‒ July 29, 2010

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Marjorie A. Ostrander, age 90 of Mount Vernon, died Thursday July 29, 2010 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Marjorie was born February 26, 1920 in Ashland county to Grant and Rhoda (Fickes) McCready and was a 1938 graduate of Hayesville High School. Marjorie was one of the first women employed by the Ashland Sohio service station and helped her late husband manage Ostrander Lincoln Mercury and Ostrander Chevrolet in Mount Vernon.

Marjorie was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, was a former member of the Parent Teachers Association in Perrysville and a Girl Scout leader in Perrysville. She also had been a Sunday School Teacher at the Perrysville Baptist Church.

Marjorie had been a loving and devoted wife to her late husband Jack I. Ostrander and a loving mother to her daughters Beverly McKinley, Bonnie (Dusty) Rogers both of Mount Vernon, Betsy (Boris) Lavric of Gahanna, Brenda (Mike) Martin of Mount Vernon and Barbara Ostrander of Westerville; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; her sisters Esther Raubenolt and Lois (Stanley) Camp both of Ashland, June Wateska of Illinois, and Joanne McCready of Ashland; sisters-in-law Miriam McCready of Hayesville, Imogene Coffey of Indiana and Thelma Sheats of Florida and a brother-in-law Owen Ostrander of Mansfield. Besides her parents and husband, Marjorie was preceded in death by brothers Hugh McCready and Warren McCready and sisters Glorene Gebhart, Ada Smeltzer and Mabel Boyd.

Friends may call Saturday July 31, 2010 from 5pm to 7pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio where funeral services will be held Monday August 2, 2010 at 2pm. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or the American Heart Association, PO Box 163549, Columbus, Ohio 43216.

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