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Mary Fray

November 23, 2012
The Herald-Star

FRAY, Mary E., 100, of Amsterdam, OH, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Gables Care Center.

She was born in Holidays Cove, WV on January 29, 1912, a daughter of the late Albert and Emma Jenny Johnson.

Mary was Methodist by faith and was a long time employee of the former High Hat Tavern, Steubenville and the former Claire's Restaurant, Amsterdam.

Preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Pappy" Fray; sons, Ralph and Harold Fankhauser; daughters, Dorothy and Betty Jane Fankhauser; brothers, Bill, Johnny, Albert, Charles and George Johnson; granddaughter, Mary Agnes Fray, and three great-grandchildren.

Mary is survived by sons, Donald (Patty) Fankhauser, Robert (Elva) Fray, Charles Albert (Fay) Fray, Nick Fray and Alvin Fray; daughters, Edith Truax (Paul) Orr, Ruth (Fred) Haas, Kathleen Sutton, Linda (Dencil "Butch") Pierson, Mary "Marge" (Roy "Sonny") Cvengross and Sharon (Gary) Grimm; brother, Robert Johnson; sister, Margaret Popocik; 32 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Dunlope- Shorac Funeral Home 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH on Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Monday, 10 a.m. with Rev. Jerry Ernst officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery.

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