Aug. 30, 1950 - May 30, 2007
WILLARD - Mary Vetter, 56, of Willard, died Wednesday at the Willard Mercy Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer.
She was born Aug. 30, 1950, in Willard to the late Walter and Evelyn (Burkhart) Smith.
She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard. She served the community by working at Dr. Piller's office, Hillside Acres Nursing Home, the Willard Hospital, Dr. Hookway's office, Fisher-Titus Medical Center Home Health, Dr. Breslin's office, Dr. Mummert's office and Dr. Avendano's office. She enjoyed playing volleyball and softball as well as sewing and crafts. She loved the comfort of her puppy dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Vetter, whom she married May 3, 1969; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey and Sandy Vetter of Mansfield and John and Amie Vetter of Delaware, Ohio; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Robert Boyer of Bellevue, Patricia and Kenny Wolford of Shelby, Donna and Randy Huff of Willard and Carolyn Smith of Vacaville, Calif.; brothers and sisters-in-law, David Smith of Willard, Gary Smith of Columbus, Robert Smith (Nanette Grayson) of Vacaville, Calif. and William and Bonnie Smith of Plymouth; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, where the funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Stanley S. Szybka will officiate. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Willard Relay For Life.