Mary Ann Market, 74, of Put-in-Bay died Monday, April 26, 2010, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 21, 1935, on Isle St. George, the daughter of the late Charles S. and Julia (Millie) DeVore. She graduated from Put-in-Bay High School in 1953. She married William E. Market on May 8, 1954, and he preceded her in death, Nov. 3, 2006. Mrs. Market, along with her husband, owned the family business, Miller Boat Line, Put-in-Bay. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Put-in-Bay, where she previously served on the church vestry, Lake Erie Islands Historical Society where she was a past board member, The Perry Group where she was past-president and a past board member, girl scout leader, Put-in-Bay PTA, and she was very active in the Put-in-Bay community. She was the 2008 recipient of the Ottawa County Outstanding Senior Citizen, and Mary Ann and Bill Market were the 2005 Islanders of the Year of the Put-in-Bay Property Owners Association.
Surviving are her sons, William C. Market and Scott E. (Susan) Market, both of Put-in-Bay; daughter, Julene M. Market of Put-in-Bay; grandchildren, Jacob, Jordan, Caitlin, Leah and Gwena Market; brothers, Jack (Renee) DeVore of Catawba Twp. and Ralph DeVore of Danbury Twp.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; and brother, Howard DeVore.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. Saturday until the funeral service at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Put-in-Bay. Burial will be in Mapleleaf Cemetery, Put-in-Bay.
Memorial contributions may be given to the William E. Market Family Fund, Stein Hospice or the island charity of your choice.
Condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.