Mount Vernon News
  • Mary F. Hord

  • July 27, 2010

COLUMBUS — Mary Frances Hord, 92, resident of Columbus, passed peacefully July 24, 2010, at Abbington of Arlington.

Born and raised in Mount Vernon, she was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School (1937) and Columbus Business School where she met her husband of 72 years, Oliver. She worked for Sheriam Industries making puppets for Lucy’s Toy Shop, did knitting for Little Hands which provided blankets and preemie outfits for hospitals and worked for Boulevard Sales & Service.

Preceded in death by parents, Nellie and Harry Weber; brother, Harry Weber Jr.; and granddaughter, Jackie Hord.

Survived by husband, Oliver W. Hord; sons, Darryl of North Fort Myers, Fla., Jim (Judy) of Columbus, Roger (Barbara) of Columbus and Dennis (Pamela) of Mount Vernon; 16 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and cousin, John David Williams of Akron.

A prayer service was to be held today at 10 a.m. at the Deyo-Davis Funeral Home, 1578 W. First Ave., Columbus. The Rev. Father Ted Thomas officiated. Interment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery.

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