Mary E Sanford

February 27, 2021


     Mary E. Sanford, 70, of Chillicothe, died 3:56 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.

     She was born February 8, 1951, in Bainbridge, to the late Orville and Margaret Everhart Lewis. On October 2, 1967 she married Steven G. Sanford, Sr., who survives.

     Also surviving are sons, Steven G. Sanford, Jr., Gary A. Sanford and Todd A. (Patricia Cantrill) Sanford, all of Chillicothe; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a brother, Jack (Sherry) Lewis, Sr., of Chillicothe; and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Richard and Bobby Lewis; and sisters, Dorothy Johnson, Macie Knisley, Betty Lou Vine and Elizabeth Lightner.

     Mary retired from the CVS Pharmacy and was a member of the U.F.C.W. Local 75.

     A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Bainbridge Cemetery with Charlie Power officiating.  

     There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

     In lieu of flowers, the family request, memorial contributions be made to the Ware Funeral Home 121 W. 2nd St. Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

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