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Mary Rife

Mary Jane Rife, 95, of Carey, passed away on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky.
She was born in Hardin County on Oct. 2, 1926, to the late H. Carey and Lillie (Wolfe) Hastings. On Dec. 14, 1946, she married Floyd Rife and he preceded her in death on May 19, 2008.
Mary Jane is survived by her brother, Eugene (Augusta) Hastings of Kenton, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, James (Betty), Carey (Shirley) and John Edward (Pinky) Hastings; sisters, Elizabeth Countryman and Joan Angell.
Mary was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Carey, for many years and was also a member of the Goshen Grange. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, baking, sewing, crafting and watching Wheel of Fortune.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, at Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home, Kenton, where family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Grove Cemetery, Kenton. Pastor Jim Sharrett will officiate.
Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Mary Jane to Grace United Methodist Church, 301 E. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
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