Mary Lois Bucher, 78, formerly of Minerva, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022 in her Tennessee home surrounded by family. She was born on June 28, 1944 in Orrville, OH to Forest and Vivian Frye Gardner.
She worked for several companies retiring from the Bonnot Foundry in Canton. After retiring, she started a new career at the Minerva Leader. She was a
member of the F.O.E. 2199 in Minerva serving as the treasurer for several years until its closing.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband, John E. Bucher; brother, Donald Gardner; and sister, Rebecca Joseph. She is survived by her sister, Peggy (Ray) Myers of Sherrodsville; sons: Donald Hoover of Wylie, TX, Douglas (Jennifer) Hoover of Farmersville, TX, and Daniel Hoover of Valley View, TX; daughter, Kristie Hoover Davis of Clarksville, TN; step-children: Ann Bucher (Don) Blackburn of Minerva, Connie Bucher of Alliance, OH, James (Michelle) Bucher of Port Charlotte, FL, and John Bucher of Ohio; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mary had requested to be cremated and therefore, with so many family members scattered across the country, there will be no services at this time. A Celebration of Life service will be made at a later date to give family and friends time to make arrangements to attend.
Please visit Mary's tribute wall and share a memory with the family.