Mary Elizabeth Cunningham
1920 - 2021
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Mary Elizabeth Cunningham

Heath - Mary Elizabeth Cunningham, 100, of Heath, died Monday, January 4, 2021 at The Inn at Chapel Grove. She was born September 19, 1920 in Newark to the late Clarence and Elnora "Gail" (Linn) Cunningham.

Mary was a long-time employee of Owens Corning. She enjoyed taking trips with her friends and The Freedom Years.

She is survived by brother, Melvin Cunningham; niece, Karen Ellison and great niece Melissa Coxey; and nephew, Timothy Dumm and great nephew Bryan Dumm.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters; a brother; and her fiancé of over 50 years, Pete Colville.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the Food Pantry Network of Licking County, 1035 Brice St., Newark, OH 43055.

Private graveside services will be held in Newark Memorial Gardens.

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Published in Advocate from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 10, 2021
When I started at Owens Corning in 1975, Mary was the switch board operator at the Newark Plant, and I would bring her coffee in the morning because she could not leave the switch board... she was a lovely and kind woman.
Rick Grove
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