Mary Ann (Wall) CAMMERER

News Death Notice

CAMMERER, Mary Ann (Wall) "Molly" of Dayton, Ohio and Kiawah Island, South Carolina entered eternal rest on July 31 after a lengthy illness. Molly was born December 4, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Hugh Edward and Clare Aull Wall, Jr. She graduated from Oakwood High School in 1960 and from Barat College in Lake Forest, Illinois in 1964 with a B.A. degree in fine arts. Following college, Molly taught art to middle and high school students in Dayton and later in Columbus, Ohio. She was a devoted volunteer in her community, lending her endless energy and extraordinary creative talents to many organizations including Dayton Children's Hospital, Holy Angels Catholic Church, the Oakwood schools, the Junior League of Dayton and the Dayton Art Institute. Most notably, Molly served as President of The Little Exchange for twenty-three years, providing strong leadership for many other volunteers who also worked tirelessly each year to complete their mission of providing financial support to Dayton Children's Hospital. Molly's most favorite and most important roles in her life, however, were her devotions to her husband, children, grandchildren and her faith. Molly will be forever treasured for her generous spirit, selfless devotion to family and friends, endless creativity, luminous personality, playful sense of humor, strength of character and unwavering optimism. Molly is survived by her best friend and loving husband of 47 years, Richard C. Cammerer Sr., their three children and their families who adored her: Kara Cammerer Fleming, her husband Drew, their daughters Kelsey and Lillie and their son Charlie; Richard C. Cammerer Jr., his wife Ron-Alyse and their daughters Ramsey and Carsyn; Kate Cammerer Mettler, her husband Chris, their daughters Lucy and Molly and their twin sons Grady and Cam. Molly is also survived by her sisters, Susan Wall Harris and Nora Wall Murray, her brother Timothy Wall, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Sheila Wall White Mattei. Molly's family would like especially to acknowledge Andrea Paradiso who lovingly helped provide care for Molly during her illness. A private Funeral Mass with Molly's family was held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Charleston, South Carolina on August 3. For those friends who would like to honor Molly, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Dayton Children's Hospital, Development Office, c/o Molly's Fund, 1 Children's Plaza, Dayton, Ohio 45404 or to The Kiawah Conservancy, 80 Kestrel Court, Kiawah Island, South Carolina 29455.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Aug. 11, 2013