Mary A. (Hubert) VassAugust 29, 1919 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 97)
Struthers - A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church, both in Struthers, for Mary A. Vass, 97, who passed away on Thursday morning at The Assumption Village.
Mary was born on August 29, 1919 in South Bethlehem, PA, a daughter of Frank and Francis (Fannie) Szakasits Hubert.
Mary married John P. Vass on October 19, 1941, and he passed away on December 3, 2000.
She was a 1938 graduate of Scienceville High School and was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. Mary and her husband John were former members of St. Stephen of Hungary Church in Youngstown. She was an “awesome” housewife and the “greatest” mother to her family.
Mary leaves behind two sons, John R. Vass of Struthers, Ronald R. (Teresa) Vass of Canfield; and one daughter Mary Ann (Albert) Schmalzried of Vienna; a sister Theresa Pitlik; ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; also a special daughter-in-law Ann L. Vass.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Frank and Joseph Hubert; and a sister Ann “Babe” Brent; and daughter-in-law Dianne M. Vass.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Benjamin Hayek, with special thanks to The Assumption Village Nursing Home; nurses Cindy and Heather; and all the staff, especially Al, Ivory, Pat and Sara, for their wonderful love and care.
Friends may call on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.
In lieu of flowers the family requests material tributes be donated to The Assumption. Village Nursing Home 9800 Market Street North Lima Ohio 44452 or Hospice of the Valley 5190 Market Street Boardman, Ohio 44512.