Mary M. Tabor

NILES – Mary M. Tabor, 85, passed away peacefully at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Autumn Hills Nursing Home following an extended illness.

Mary was born March 20, 1929, in Olive Hill, Ky., the daughter of Russell and Maude Sharp Fultz, and came to this area in 1949. For many years she lived on Highland Avenue S.W., Lordstown.

Mary enjoyed cooking, sewing, tending to her flower and vegetable gardens and canning. Most of all, she cherished the many family gatherings.

She is survived by two daughters, Diannia (Curtis) Behner of Lordstown and Patricia “Chris” (Barry) Kacmar of Lordstown; three sons, Michael (Diana) Tabor of Salem, Ronald (Donna) Tabor of Southington and Rickey Tabor of Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; five brothers, Paul Fultz of Kentucky, Billy Fultz and Tommy Fultz, both of Youngstown, Clinton Fultz of Newton Falls and Joe Fultz of Kentucky; and two sisters, Katie Owens of Mansfield and Violet Butler of Texas.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil E. Tabor, whom she married Oct. 11, 1947, and he died Jan. 7, 2010; a son, Larry Tabor; a grandson, Chad Frantz; brother, Gary Fultz; and a sister, Beulah Parry.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. At her request, a private commital service and burial will be held in Lordstown Cemetery.

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