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Marie Hofacre

1919-2017

Published: January 21, 2017 5:00 AM

WINESBURG -- Marie C. Hofacre, 97, of Winesburg, formerly of Mount Eaton, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home.

She was born in Massillon on Nov. 27, 1919, to the late Harry and Leona (Seibold) Reed and married Charles M. "Hun" Hofacre on Oct. 12, 1940. He died Jan. 18, 2001.

Marie Hofacre

Marie lived most of her life in Mount Eaton and retired from the kitchen at Mount Eaton Elementary School. She was an expert seamstress and cherished her time spent with her family. She was a member of Zion Reformed Church in Winesburg.

Surviving are a daughter, Melanie Troyer of Winesburg; a granddaughter, Jennifer (Jason) Gurley and their children, Jillian, Jessie and Jarah, and a grandson, Scott (Mandy) Troyer and their children, Hannah and Cole, all of Millersburg; and a sister, LaVonne Rothacher of Mount Hope.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Mitch Troyer.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Zion Reformed Church in Winesburg, with pastor Brett Barkley officiating. Burial was in Westlawn Cemetery in Mount Eaton. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton handled arrangements.

A memorial website has been created by the funeral home and may be accessed at www.spidellfuneralhome.com where you may share a memory or sign the guestbook.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion Reformed Church.


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