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Mary K. Gaib

Mary K. Gaib, of Newark, formerly of Thornville, passed away March 27, 2013, at Kindred Heathcare in Newark. She was born on March 9, 1929, in Hilliard, to the late Bernard and Marie (Terbraake) Elfrink. Mary was a member of the Women of the Moose in Dunnellon, Florida. She enjoyed history and was a longtime volunteer at the Ohio Historical Society.

She is survived by her loving family: husband, Jack; daughters, Carol (James) Schrider and Connie (Poul) Gaib-Vamby; two grandchildren, J.J. (Melinda) Richards and Kevin Richards; four great-grandchildren, Selena, Alyssia, Caroline, and Todd; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers; and four sisters.

A funeral service, celebrating Mary’s life, was held April 2, 2013, in the Thornville home of Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed in Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 40 Granville Street, Newark, Ohio 43055

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Hoskinson – Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Gaib Family

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