Mary Elizabeth Rine

April 10, 1920 ‒ July 08, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Mary Elizabeth Rine, age 95, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 10, 1920 in Knox County the daughter of George and Laura (Moran) Rine. Mary was a homemaker and member of the First Church of the Nazarene. In previous years she enjoyed traveling, reading, jigsaw puzzles, word searches and eating out with the “Fun Bunch.”

Mary was an active member of the Station Break Senior Center and in 1991 she received the Outstanding Senior Citizen Award from the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging and in 1992 she received the Certification of Recognition for Conscientious and Dedicated Community Services from the Modern Woodmen of America. She also received the Certification of Recognition for Volunteer Support and Dedicated Service from the Station Break.

Mary always put her family first and will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Robbins, son-in-law, Charles Kucheravy, grandson, Walter Kucheravy, granddaughters, Diana (Mike) Myers, Sally (Brad) Doyle, Trinia (Joe) Huddleston, great grandchildren, Tim and Ruth Myers, Sara (Britt) White, Robin and Kenny Doyle, Carter and Lily Mae Huddleston and next October a great great granddaughter.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Rine, who passed away on July 29, 1984, a daughter, Dixie Kucheravy, a brother, Paul Rine and a son-in-law, Kenny Robbins.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where friends may call two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to the Dixie Kucheravy endowment fund in care of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mary Elizabeth Rine.

  • Pat Chuck & family. So sorry for thes loss of your loved one. May God give you peace as only He can give. Our prayers are with you all. George & Sherrie King.

  • To my Mom Martha, Patti, Chuck and family of my great Aunt Mary,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will always remember growing up with my childhood memories of our family get together. I will miss my Great Aunt Mary she was a very kind and loving woman. God bless everyone. Love, Kim and Joe

  • Mary was an encouragement to me in so many ways! I remember her kind and gentle manner … The family she loved and cared for … Successful parenting over so many years … Always the encourager … Faithfully coming to our church for so many, many, many years … I am grateful for being a part of Mary’s life. My thoughts and prayers go out to Mary’s entire family. May God bless you all in a very special way today and always. Dottie Linson

  • Trina, Charles and Walter,
    We are so sorry to hear about your Mother in law and Grandmother. We only met her a few times but she was very sweet. We are extremely sorry we could not make it to her calling hours or funeral, but we want you to know you’re in our hearts,thoughts and prayers now and always.
    Love Mom Carol, April, Sydney and Spencer.

    Nobody enters the door to heaven alone. Family members who have passed on long before appear just before you leave this world, to hold your hand and guide you home.

  • Chuck, Trinia, Walter, and Pat,
    So sorry to hear of your great loss! Our prayers are with you and the entire family. Remembering those days when your family would come into church and
    Mary always gave everyone that sweet smile. She will be missed! We have that blessed hope of seeing her someday! May the Lord comfort your hearts!
    Ralph and Betty

  • Mary was such a sweet, and kind neighbor. I have many memories growing up living across from her. She always remembered my birthday since it was a day after hers. She will be missed very much. Prayers for the family. God bless.