Mary D. Lower

August 28, 1923 ‒ April 19, 2004

Delaware, Ohio

Mary D. Lower, age 80, of Delaware and formerly of Lisbon, died early Monday morning, April 19, 2004 at the Delaware Court Health Care Center.

She was born in Lisbon, Ohio on August 28, 1923 to the late William and Clare (Huston) Dorrance. She attended Miami University for two years studying Business Administration. Mary was a homemaker, a member of the Moose Lodge of Worthington, and the American Legion (Columbiana Post). She resided in Lisbon, Columbiana, and had lived in Delaware for the past 15 years.

She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert Lower, Daughters; Susan (Robert) Glover of Centerville, VA, Rebecca (Jack) Brickner of Delaware, and Kathy (Burt) Lowe of Richmond, VA, a Son; Jim (Cathy) Lower of Columbus, Grandchildren; Jason, Janna, Vicki, John, Emily, Becca, Matthew, Mark, and Thomas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother; Robert Dorrance, and two sisters; Martha Catt and Ruth Dorrance.

Friends may call Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Lisbon Cemetery Chapel with Pastor Betsy Schenk officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vista Care Foundation, 2760 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43219.

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