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Mary E. Tawney

June 10, 1922 December 26, 2018
Mary E. Tawney
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Obituary for Mary E. Tawney

Mary E. Tawney, 96, of Indianapolis, entered into eternal rest on December 26, 2018. She was born on June 10, 1922 in Germano, Ohio to the late John Wilbert and Wilma Clare Kohler.

She was a member of Red Hat Society, Newborns In Need Indianapolis Chapter, Indianapolis Senior Center and Dolls for Riley.

She enjoyed sewing, cross stitch and making crafts. She made Barbie doll clothes, pot holders and various Colts items, including scarfs, tissue holders and tote bags.

Mary worked at the US Naval Ordnance Plant in Canton, Ohio during WWII and at Bunker Hill Elementary School in Indianapolis as the administrative assistant to the principal for 20 years. She also worked at Genoa Grade School and Perry High in Ohio. She retired from Perry Township Administrative Office in 1980.

She volunteered during WWII folding bandages.

Survivors include her three loving daughters, Marilyn Diane Tawney, Francine Ellen Williams, and Caroline Jeanne Bogard; four grandchildren, Amanda Diane Byus-Schleper (David), Jill Suzanne Byus-Radke (Mo), Brooke Nicole Bogard-Faust, Kristin Michelle Bogard-Long (Adam); ten great grandchildren, Blake, Grant and Drew Long; Olivia, Luke and Jackson Faust; Alyssa, Lauren, Andrew and Jackson Schleper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Dixon Tawney; sister, Faye D. Wallace and brother, Lyle Kohler.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue, with visitation from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. She will be laid to rest at Sunset Hill Burial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.


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Visitation

Monday

31

Dec

12:30 PM 12/31/2018 12:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM 12/31/2018 2:30:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

31

Dec

2:30 PM 12/31/2018 2:30:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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