Kathleen B. “Kaye” Mazur, 94, of Marblehead, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in The Chalet at The Vineyard on Catawba.
She was born July 3, 1919, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Robert E. and Elsie (Hall) White. She was married to Harlow D. Rankin and he preceded her in death, she then married Ralph B. Pierce and he preceded her in death; and she married Joe Mazur on May 30, 1959, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2002.
As a young girl, she worked at the family business in Calgary. After she moved to the U.S., she worked as an operator for Bell Telephone in Sandusky, then as a clerk for Stadium Pharmacy in Sandusky, and finally she worked in the customer service department at Sears Department Store in Sandusky until her retirement in 1983. After retirement she was always busy doing something, whether it be sewing, knitting, upholstering furniture, crocheting, gardening, or one of her favorite pastimes - cleaning.
Survivors include her sons, Ronald H. (JoAnn) Rankin of Cape Coral, Fla., Brian R. (Laura) Pierce of Fremont, Gary J. (Kim) Mazur of Catawba Island; grandchildren, Rick Rankin, Randy Rankin, Lynn (Don) Noftz, Katie (Gary) Gerber, Christopher (Brenda) Mazur, Jessica Mazur; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; daughter-in-law, Judy Rankin; great-granddaughter, Ashley Rankin; an infant great-great-grandson; and sisters, Alberta “Bert” Zima, and Lavinia “Babs” Ferguson.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Road, Lakeside-Marblehead. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at the funeral home with Pastor Peter Dodd officiating. Burial will follow in Sackett Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice or to the Salvation Army.
Condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.