Mary B. Arnold

September 28, 1927 ‒ October 18, 2019

Delaware, Ohio

Mary B. Arnold, age 92 of Delaware passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at her Willow Brook Christian Village residence.

She was born on September 28, 1927 in Delaware to the late William and Jessie (Fegley) Best. Mary was a graduate of Willis High School and worked at her father’s Best Bakery. After raising her family, Mary retired from the Buehler’s Bakery after 20 years. While there was known as the “Voice” of Buehler’s Bakery. She was also known for her wonderful berry pies, she truly loved to bake.

A devoted member of the Highpoint Nazarene Church, she served as Treasurer of Sunday School and cooked for meals provided by the church. She was also a member of the Golden Notes music choir at SourcePoint.

Loyal to her many friends, she will be remembered for her kindness, caring ways, and love of her treasured family.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Teri (David) Bevan of Delaware, son Thomas (Judy) Arnold of Cincinnati; grandchildren: Alissa (Darren), Brett (Cindy), Collin, Audria, 11 great-grandchildren, and half- sister Lenita Arnold of Murrieta, CA.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years Norbert Arnold in 1998 and sister Anna Marie Stanforth.

Friends may call one hour prior to the 3:00 pm funeral service on Wednesday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.  Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County.

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  • So very sorry for you, however Aunt Mary is now singing with the angels and holding Uncle Hebe’s hand. Praying for all of you in your sorrow.

  • Mary was a wonderful neighbor and friend. We love her so much! Sending love and prayers to her family…especially thinking of you Teri. We are so glad we have cherished home items to keep her memory close in our hearts.

    Kris and Anita Sparks

  • So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Enjoyed her company so very much when she was able to attend the Do for Others quilt group at the senior center. We will all miss her a lot.

  • My love to Teri and Mary’s family. She was a dear friend, and I miss her and will
    miss her. Mary had an angelic way of helping people, and she was a blessing to

    I pray God will bless her family.

  • God blessed you with a wonderful and kind mother. So sorry for your loss. She has been welcomed with opened arms by her loving heavenly Father and all her loved ones. Lifting you all up in prayer.

  • Tom and Teri, I am so very sorry to hear about Aunt Mary. I have such fond memories from my early years and remember her as having quiet strength. I am so glad I had the good fortune to visit a few years ago. She is most certainly kicking up her heels with Uncle Hebe.