Mary M. Breece

June 08, 1946 ‒ August 29, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Mary M. Breece, age 73, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She was born on June 8, 1946 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the daughter of Joseph and Barbara (Evans) Breece.  Mary retired after seventeen years of employment with Knox County Job and Family Services.

Mary was an active volunteer as a foster grandparent with New Hope of Mount Vernon, Interchurch Social Services of Knox County, the former Big Brothers and Big Sisters and she was a member of the Knox County Farm Bureau.

She is survived by her son, David (Melissa) Breece of Mount Vernon and a brother, Theodore (Fred Rohe) Breece of Columbus.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 beginning at 1 p.m. in Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier.  The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mary M. Breece.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Interchurch Social Services of Knox County, 306 W. Gambier Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • David, I’m sorry to read this about your mom. I have many special memories of her. You are in my thoughts and if she doesn’t go to heaven, no one will. She was a special person.

  • Dear Theodore, I was so sorry to read about Mary Martha. One always remembers childhood neighbors and friends. Please accept my condolences.
    Patty Crouch Montgomery

  • Yet another member of our great Class of 1964 departs us…
    Much sympathy to Mary’s family.
    Bruce Alexander (Class of 64)

  • I am sending my condolences to all of you for the loss of Mary Martha. We were in different classes but we rode the same school bus for many years! May your memories comfort you during this difficult time!
    Linda Graham Clutter

  • I am sending my condolences to the family. I went to school with Mary, worked with her at the Mount Vernon Schools and the Department of Job & Family Services. She was a very special friend and coworker.