Mary Louise Lamb, 86

NORTH LIMA – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Boardman, with Rev. Philip Rodgers officiating, for Mary Louise Lamb, 86, who peacefully passed away Nov. 22, early Thanksgiving morning.
Mary will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends.
She was born Oct. 9, 1921 in Youngstown, the daughter of Thomas and Marie (Carney) Loftus, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mary was a homemaker along with being employed as an LPN nurse for the Cafaro Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, and Dr. Scarnnechia and Dr. Dentcheff, where she retired from nursing in 1980.
She was a graduate of The Rayen High School, and received her LPN in 1957 from the Choffin School of Practical Nursing.
Mary had great faith and was truly a Christian woman. She had been a long standing member of St. Anne Catholic Church and St. Edward Catholic Church, both in Youngstown.
Mary was a devoted mother who always took great pride in caring for her daughters and giving of herself to others.
Her husband, William Lamb, whom she married July 5, 1945, died March 26, 1972.
Mary leaves behind to hold on to her memories her three daughters, Helen (James) Lafferty of Bryn Mawr, Pa., Kathleen (Mark) Barkley of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Anne (Richard) Canacci of Saybrook; and a sister, Katherine Gries of Boardman.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Tom, Jimmy, and Jack Loftus.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today at The Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, and Monday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the church.
Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.
Material contributions in Mary’s name can be made to the Assumption Village Nursing Home or to the Villanova University College of Nursing Villanova, Pa.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Assumption Village for their exceptional care and support given to Mary during her time of illness.
Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home
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