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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Mary Lou T. (Tracey) Ross

Mary Lou T. (Tracey) Ross, 85, residing in Sandusky, passed away Tuesday evening, February 9, 2016 at her residence after a lengthy illness.

Mary Lou was born on January 28, 1931 in Sandusky, OH to the late Alfred I. and Clara M. (Widmaier) Tracey.

Mary Lou was a 1949 graduate from Sandusky High School. She was a sales associate at Sears retiring after many years and enjoyed volunteering at Ohio Veterans Home. Mary Lou was a lifelong member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed square dancing, taking walks and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Mary Lou is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann (Wayne) Kromer of Tiffin, Rita Ross of Austin, TX and Janet Nagy of Westlake; sons, Paul (Debra) of Marblehead, David of Sandusky, Ron (Jennifer) of Huron and Richard (Lavinda) Ross of Castalia; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Vera) Tracey and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Mary Lou is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ross in 1999 and grandson, Ryan.

Friends may call on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 4:00 until the time of the funeral services at 7:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky with Deacon Jeff Claar presiding. Private family burial will take place at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

Those wishing to contribute to Mary Lou's memory may do so to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870, EWTN Catholic TV Channel, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210 or to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, c/o The Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States, 70 West 36th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10018.

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