Mary T. Bradford, 85, of Findlay and formerly of Sandusky passed away at home peacefully under the loving care of her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Greg Dawson, Friday, Feb. 10, 2010.
She was born April 9, 1924, to Ralph and Christina (Kromer) Keller in Castalia. She grew up in Castalia and graduated from Margaretta High School. Mary worked at the Sandusky branch of Third National Bank, ending her career there in June, 1984, as a loan department manager.
She married Herbert B. Bradford, Nov. 28, 1946, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sandusky, where she was a lifelong member until 2003 when she moved to Findlay. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church while residing in Findlay.
Mary was a loving and kind wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed dancing, traveling the United States with her husband and family, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was involved in activities in her church, especially with RCIA.
Surviving are her daughters, Vicky (Ronald) Hall of Port Clinton, Sharon (Greg) Dawson of Findlay, Sandra (James) Mohrman of Woodville and Laura (Sonny) Beaubouef of Huron; son, Dean Bradford of Sandusky; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Zieber, Helen Moehlman and Rita Wammes; and brothers, Jim (Joyce) Keller and Ted (Rita) Keller.
She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Herbert B. Bradford; her parents; brothers, Ralph Keller and Joseph Keller; and a sister, Rosanne Manner.
Friends may call 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Prayer services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Dave Nuss will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, OH 45840.
Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff of Bridge Hospice for the loving care they gave Mary and her family.