MIDDLEPORT — Mary Slawter, 64, of Middleport, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born on November 19, 1949, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Joseph and Mildred (Blosser) Wolfe. She attended the Cheshire Baptist Church and was a member of the Rutland Independent Holiness Church. She was on the Meigs County Cancer Initiative board and she was an avid Ohio University fan.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Slawter; her daughter and son-in-law, Missy (Jesse) Howard; step-daughter, Kristen (Jason) Wright; grandchildren, Morgan and Mitchell Howard and Kassidy and Kody Wright; brothers and sisters, Harold (Carol) Wolfe, Jim (Sue) Kernya, Annette (Rich) Horn, and John Kernya; several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Joe Kernya, and a sister, Carol Kernya.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2014, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mary's name to the Meigs County Cancer Initiative.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.