Mary L. Armstrong

Mar 10, 1922 - Aug 15, 2013

Mary L. Armstrong, 91, residing in Sandusky, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 15, 2013.

Mary was born March 10, 1922, in Sandusky, daughter of the late Harry and Dorthea (Reinke) Lynn. Mary was a 1941 graduate of Sandusky High School. She was employed as a nursing assistant at Good Samaritan Hospital in Sandusky for 12 years.

Mary was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sandusky and the Democratic Women's Club. She was an avid fan of OSU football, the Cleveland Browns, and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and she was an excellent cook. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, coffee time with friends, and spending time with her family.

Mary is survived by her son, Thomas (Peggy) Armstrong, of Perrysburg, Ohio; daughters, Sue (Dan) Brindley, of Castalia, Nancy (Jerry) Bell, of Toledo, and Kelly (John) Colley, of Maumee, Ohio; grandchildren, Thomas and Christy Armstrong, Cortney (Brindley) Rogers, Kirk Brindley, Amanda Pomeroy, Andrew Colley and Jeff Bell; great-grandchildren, Zak Armstrong, Lexi and Katie Brindley, Jordan and Ryan Bell, Emily, Alex and Corinne Rogers, and Holden Pomeroy; sister-in-law, Evelyn Lynn, of Sandusky; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Armstrong; brothers, Walter in infancy and Karl Lynn; sisters, Erma Kuldau, Charlotte Lortcher, Joyce Cullen and Betty Zahn; and special friend, Sam Becastro.

Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2211 Mills St., Sandusky. Pastor Timothy Nilsen will preside. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Those wishing to contribute to Mary's memory may do so to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Northwestern Ohio Chapter, 401 Tomahawk Drive, Maumee, OH 43537, or the Epilepsy Foundation of NW Ohio, 1701 Holland Road, Maumee, OH 43537.

Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.