CANFIELD - A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at noon at St. Christine Church for Mary K. Aey, 84, who passed away Thursday morning at her home.
Mary was born Aug. 16, 1933, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Hemphill) Jarvis.
Mary graduated from The Rayen School and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Early in life, Mary worked as an advertising artist for Strouss' Department Store. Her husband was the founder of Aey Electric Inc. She was a homemaker who was dedicated to raising her five children. Mary had a great passion for art. She attended art classes at the Butler Institute of American Art and the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. She was a member of the Tippecanoe Country Club, the Spanish Wells Country Club in Bonita Springs, and former board member of the YWCA. Mary was also a member of St. Christine Church for 45 years.
She enjoyed golfing, cooking, gardening and traveling. Last February, she went on a trip of a lifetime to Italy. Her greatest love was for her family and spending time with all of them.
Her husband, Richard C. Aey, whom she married July 6, 1957, passed away Dec. 13, 2009.
Mary leaves her five children, Sandy (Andy) Hickman of Cincinnati, Susan McHugh of Cold Spring, Ky., Robert (Gloria) Aey of New Springfield, Marianne (Jim) Price of Fort Thomas, Ky., and Rick (Anna) Aey of Canfield; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Harold "Snook" Jarvis.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502 or www.butlerart.com
Professional arrangements are being handled by the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial
JAN 3. 12:00 PM
St. Christine's Catholic Church
3165 Schenley Ave
Youngstown, OH, US