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Mary M. West

May 2, 1928 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 89)

DALTON – Mary M. West, age 89, passed away on January 20, 2018.

Born on May 2, 1928 in Columbia, OH to the late Guy R. and Christena (Yackey) Harding, she was a 1946 graduate of Dover High School and resident of Dalton since 1954.  Mary had been a waitress at the Town and Country restaurant in Kidron for many years and a farmer’s wife until 1989.  She was a member of Orrville Christian and Missionary Alliance and was an avid booster for the Dalton Bulldogs.

Preceded in death by her brothers, Donald, Gene, and Warren Harding; sisters, Ruth Harding, June Specht, Martha Harstine, and Doris Stuckey; she is survived by her husband of 69 years, James C.; children, Donald (Pamela) West of Kidron, Terry (Lynn) West of Creston, Patricia (Charles) Rohr of Dalton, Christina “Kay” (Greg) Goddess of Marshallville, James (Amber) West of Marysville, OH, Richard (Brenda) West of Marshallville, Nancy West (Pius) of Mogadore; 15 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Orrville Christian and Missionary Alliance, 300 S. Walnut St., Orrville, OH, 44667 with Pastor Paul Simonsen, officiating.  Burial will take place at Dalton Cemetery.  Calling hours will be one hour prior to service time at the church on Thursday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or Life Care Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH, 44691.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-828-2536)

Donations may be made to:

Orrville Christian and Missionary Alliance
300 S. Walnut St., Orrville OH 44667

LifeCare Hospice
1900 Akron Rd., Wooster OH 44691

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