Mary Agnes (Godin) DeWalt
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LOGAN: Mary Agnes (Godin) DeWalt, age 47 of Logan, Ohio, passed away at home Monday, November 19, 2012. During her sixteen years in Logan, Mary was known among many as a kind, loving person with a gentle spirit, and will be especially missed by her many friends and neighbors as well as her devoted family.
Mary was born in Waterville, Maine, August 31, 1965 to Robert Leo and Muriel Theresa (Rossignol) Godin of Oakland, Maine who survive. Surviving brothers include David (Karen) Godin of Levant, Maine and Richard Godin of Embden, Maine; she is also survived by sisters, Patricia Godin of Lubec, Maine, Dr. Celine (Jac Ouelette) Godin of Portland, Maine, Heidi (Don) Godin Potter of Mount Vernon, Maine; and several nieces and nephews.
In 1991, Mary relocated to Columbus, Ohio and was married July 24, 1993 to Dr. John D. DeWalt who survives along with their daughter, Megan Elizabeth DeWalt; also surviving are step-sons, David (Lynne) DeWalt of Upper Arlington, Ohio and Mark (Paige) DeWalt of Dublin, Ohio; one step-daughter, Claire DeWalt of New York City; and eight grandchildren.
Having graduated from Messalonskee High School in Oakland, Maine, Mary's postsecondary studies included Eastern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, where she earned a degree in medical technology and Ohio State University where she earned a BS degree in Natural Resources. She had worked in several medical laboratories in Maine, Texas and Ohio and was the office manager of Southeastern Surgery in Lancaster, Ohio. She also had been a substitute teacher in the Logan-Hocking School System.
She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Oakland, Maine and attended St. John Catholic Church in Logan, Ohio.
Mary volunteered in many different areas—at St John's where she also served the Board of Education. She taught reading and GED classes and served as an adult leader with the Hocking County 4-H Rough Riders.
Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 66 East Hunter Street Logan, Ohio with Reverend Gerald L. Frazee, Reverend Gary K. Wheeler and Monsignor William A. Dunn officiating. Friends may call Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the church. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 1, 2012 in Waterville, Maine at Notre Dame Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Maine.
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.
The family suggests contributions in Mary's memory may be given to the Hocking County Humane Society c/o, P.O. Box 863 Logan, Ohio 43138, Hocking County 4-H Horse Program 150 North Homer Street, Logan, Ohio 43138, The
5555 Frantz Road Dublin, Ohio 43017, or a
Letters of condolence may be left at www.robertsfuneralhomelogan.com
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Nov. 21, 2012
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