Mary Ellen 'Mel' Boggins
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of Austin, died Feb. 6, 2013. She was born in Geneva, Ohio, on July 10, 1936. Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Lyle F. Merritt. Mel graduated from Geneva High School and received both her undergraduate and Master's degrees from Ohio State University. She was retired from the University of Texas as Director of Career Services, Continuing Education and Alumni Relations of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Mel is survived by her husband Joseph C. Boggins of Austin; her niece, Jennifer Robinson; and nephew, James Quayle of the Cleveland, Ohio area; her brother-in-law, William Quayle and his wife, Diane of New Hampshire; her husband's siblings, Mary Mueller, Judge John F. Boggins, and Theresa Roshong all of Ohio.
Mel had an avid interest in collecting art and especially enjoyed world travel, having visited about 60 countries, some several times.,She belonged to Alpha Phi Alumni Association, National Society of Colonial Dames and Women in Communications.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in the Schneeberger Funeral Home, 2222 Fulton Rd. N.W. Canton, OH 44709. Committal services will be in St. John's Cemetery Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.SchneebergerFuneral.com
Schneeberger Funeral Home
2222 Fulton Road N.W. Canton, OH 44709
Published in The Repository from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2013