Marie C. Stokes

Marie C. Stokes, 96, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

She was born June 6, 1917, in Trenton, N.J., to Adam Ehret and Catherine (O’Hara) Schmitt. She married William Hogan Stokes May 8, 1943, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Trenton, and he died June 8, 2000.

Surviving are six children, Marie Hama of North Olmsted, Eileen (Dexter) Wilson of Hilliard, William H. Stokes Jr. of Avon, Carol Pahl of Carey, Rick (Sue) Stokes of Weston and Joan Nelson of Fostoria; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Jauss of Trenton, N.J.

She also was preceded in death by her sons-in-law, Donald Pahl and Jerry Nelson; a sister, Catherine Peoples; and a brother, Eugene McCoy.

Visitation is 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, March 24, at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Mass of Christian burial will be noon Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 11:30 a.m. Committal services will take place at Fostoria Veterans Chapel, with burial following in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Home resident’s activity fund or American Cancer Society.