Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER – Mary Helen Chewning, 89, of Wooster, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 18, 1923 in Adolf, West Virginia the daughter of Cecil and Zelda Carlson Brown. She retired fromRubbermaid, enjoyed traveling, her grandchildren, flowers and watching the Cleveland Indians. Mary never met a stranger and was loved by all. Surviving are her children, Nancy (Kenneth) Meade, Harold Vic (Rebecca) Chewning and Bea (Richard) Patterson all of Wooster; grandchildren, Pam (Keith) Zanone, Debbie (Dan) Carnahan, Dennis (Susan) Meade, Matt (Rosie) Chewning all of Wooster, Michael Rebman and his partner Alan Thompson of Columbus and Lori (Larry) Yoder of Tega Cay, South Carolina; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Macie, Brady, Addison, Chad and Kelly; great-great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Gabriella. Her siblings Marie Brown, Virginia Barr, Margaret (Bill) Ratlif all of West Virginia. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Harold D. Chewning in 1970 whom she married August 27, 1942, a sister Wanetta Shannon and brothers, Harold, Mark, Paul, Joe, Robert, Cecil Jr., and Ronald Brown. Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Saturday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Hospice Chaplain Bob Grover officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691. The family extends a special thank you to Hospice, Dr. Debra Fast and Dr. Cyril Ofori for all their wonderful care.

Memorial Contributions
He was born August 21, 1929 in Wooster, the son of Leland and Betty Sloan Detrow. He married Jacklyn Crow on February 3, 1951. She survives.

Service on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home

Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home


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