Mary Lou Cain
October 19, 1930 ‒ August 13, 2016
Mary Lou Cain, age 85 of Delaware passed away at home peacefully Saturday, August 13, 2016.
She was born in Delaware on October 19, 1930 a daughter of the late William A. and Mary P. (Reid) Cooperider. Mary Lou graduated from Willis High School in 1948 and attended Bliss College.
In her younger years she worked with Grief Brothers and was a telephone operator. She then retired from Ranco where she worked as an assembler for 33 years. She was a life member of AMVETS 102 and SourcePoint and was also a gold member of the Delaware Eagles Lodge.
She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, and gambling, especially playing the slots. Mary Lou also loved to travel and winters were spent on the Palm Coast area of Florida. Feisty and always spunky, she was a fan of the University of Michigan. Never one to forget a birthday or anniversary, she sent a card for every occasion. Her life centered on her children, family, and treasured grandchildren.
Survived by her children: Randy (Carol) Cain , Debbie (Joe) Held all of Delaware, grandchildren: Leo (Tammy), Greg (Brooke), Stephanie (Ed), Nikki (Charlie), Kirby (Aliza), great-grandchildren: Willie, Maggie, Emmett, Randy, Luke, Audrie, Alex, Ginnah, Maddie, Jack, Kate, Ellie, Landon, brother Bill (Marlene) Cooperider, sister-in-law Sue Cooperider, brother-in-law Ray (Marsha) Cain, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years Leo Cain in 2000, sons Gary and William, grandchildren Matthew, Kayland, Kyle, brother Jack Cooperider, sisters Bernice Turney, Margaret Hartley and Sara Jane Courter.
Per her wishes services will not be observed and arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com