MARY E. ZERKLE, 78, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family. Born in Ken dallville, she was a daughter of Dr. Paul and Evelyn Sheets. Mary was a dental hygienist for 35 years, 25 of which she worked for her father Dr. Paul Sheets. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Richard Zerkle of Fort Wayne; children, Beth (Tony) Ficaro, Jeff Zerkle and Christina (Ron) Sproat, all of Fort Wayne; sister, Christine Hellwig of Fort Wayne; and grandson, Anthony Ficaro of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her sister, Paula Byers. Service is 10 a.m. Saturday at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Kendallville. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.domccombandsons.com
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46825
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 13, 2014