MARY M. DOUGLASS
Mary Margaret Douglass (nee Edler) born May 16, 1915 in Galion, Ohio died peacefully at home on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in Falls Church, Virginia at the age of 98. She was the widow of Howard Alfred Douglass of Chardon, Ohio. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Douglass; son-in-law, Usama Amer; six grandchildren, Gwenda Atkinson, Heidi Patrizi (nee Atkinson), Anas Amer, Ayman Amer, Maryam Amer, and Sarah Amer; and great-grandchildren, Christina and Ben Patrizi. Her daughter, Jeanne Ellen Atkinson (nee) Douglass preceded her in death. She was laid to rest in the presence of family and friends at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Virginia on Friday, December 13. She was a generous and loving mother and grandmother who was the first in her family to earn a college degree from Ohio State University
in 1942. She chose, however, to devote herself to being a homemaker, wonderful cook and skillful seamstress, who passed along her many skills and values to her family.