Mary Katherine Lamb

October 25, 1932 ‒ August 13, 2015

Galion, Ohio

Mary Katherine Lamb, 82, of Galion passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Galion Community Hospital.

Born October 25, 1932 in Lippincott, Penn., she was the daughter of James and Angelina Marie (Smith) Crayne. She married Jack D. Lamb on October 18, 1957 and they enjoyed over 50 years together until his passing on May 18, 2008.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and enjoyed taking care of the elderly. She loved flowers and crocheting.

She is survived by daughters Jackqueline Lamb of Bay Village, Debra Fox of Crestline, Cindy Lamb of Newark, Sandra Burke of Newark and Laura (John) Harris of Galion; step daughter Lindy Benton of Clarksdale, Miss; grandchildren Kim Burk, Chris Burk, Tracy Burk, Travis (Amy) Lamb, Emily Lamb, Matthew Cosart, Heather Cosart, Brittney LaRiche, Carrie Latham, Cassie Boshears, Caylee Carson, Jack Johnson, Lilly Johnson, J.T. Harris and Sarah Harris; sister Patricia Neshta of Hicksville, New York and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by step daughter Brenda McCullen.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Crawford County Memory Gardens with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Mary Lamb, and condolences may be made to them at

  • Jackie we are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our prayers are with you and your family now and the coming months.

  • Heartfelt sympathy to you and your family Jackie. Prayers for comfort and healing during such a difficult time. Hugs!!!

  • Lambie yes the heart may be heavy but healing takes time so take time to remember the little funny moments that bring a smile and a little giggle followed by a tear or two and let your friends lighten the heaviness when they give you a smile and a hug and say I love you.

  • Thinking of you at this difficult time dear!!! Keep all those wonderful memories of mom alive!!! Thoughts and prayers for you and your family!!!

  • Jackie I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Hoping the good memories will sustain you and bring you comfort.

  • To Mary Lamb Family,
    Mary toke care of mom Gelvin (Russell’s mom) for years. Mary was so good to her.
    Mary was a real sweet lady.
    You will be in the hold Gelvins family heart and prayers.
    God Bless You,
    Charles & Ilene Gelvin
    Russell & Margin Gelvin
    Shirley Vess

  • I was so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my prayers for you and your family during you time of loss. May God Bless

  • Jackie and family,

    Just heard of the unexpected death of Mary. May family and friends lift you up during this time of great loss. Celebrate her life through memories and prayers. Keeping you and yours close to our hearts.

    Terry and Lee Anne