Margaret Maxine Lease (Flaherty)
of Jackson Township passed away Jan. 19, 2013, at Massillon Affinity Hospital following a brief illness. She was born on Dec. 20, 1920, in Lorain, Ohio to the late Rupert and Anna Flaherty. She was a 1939 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and retired from Massillon City Schools after 27 years of service as the supervisor in the high school cafeteria. She was a member of St. Jacobs Lutheran Church and a member of O.E.S. Legacy Chapter #596. She enjoyed traveling, playing euchre, polka dancing and gardening.
Maxine was preceded in death by her husband William Joseph Lease; brother Robert Flaherty; sisters Geraldine Flaherty and Joanne Walch. She is survived by her daughter Beth (Jerry) Collings; sons Bryan (Dalene) Lease and Samuel (Beth) Lease; grandchildren, Connie and Andy Collings, Shannon Loy, Sean Lease and Sam Lease; four great-grandchildren; sisters Clare Yeomans and Mary Alice Alan.
A committal service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Rose Hill Burial Park, Mausoleum Chapel, 3653 W. Market St, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333. Family and Friends are to meet in the Catavalos Funeral Home parking lot at 12:45 p.m. Per Maxine's request, there will be no calling hours. To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.
SCHERMESSER-GREEN (330) 899-9107
Published in The Repository on Jan. 22, 2013