LOPER, Mary Ellen

LOPER, Mary Ellen, 96, of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed Monday, December 30, 2013 at Rosewood Manor, Yorkville, Ohio.

She was born in Dillonvale on March 7, 1917, a daughter of the late John and Ora McQue King.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Loper; son, Arthur Wayne Stone, son-in-law, Charles Welshans, brothers: George and Willard King; a sister, Reba Carothers, grandsons, Kevin Stone and John Ross; granddaughters, Sandy Welshans and Cindy Ross.

Mary is survived by three daughters: Janet Welshans of Dillonvale, Lois Jo (Frank) Litva of Connerville, Ohio and Phyllis (James) Ross of Smithfield; 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grand children and 23 great-great- grandchildren.

Friends will be received Thursday January 2, 2014 at Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second Street, Dillonvale, OH from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. with Rev. Marvin Schooler, officiating.

Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Ohio.

Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.