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Mary Ann Ring

February 4, 1938 ~ March 16, 2021 (age 83)


Beloved Mary Ann Ring, 83 passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 5:56 p.m. in her home with her loving family by her side. She has taken her last breath on earth and is now breathing freely in Heaven in her forever home with God.

She was born on February 4, 1938 in Altoona, PA, the daughter of the late Andrew Quirin and Ann Fronauer Quirin-Rodel.

Mary Ann was a graduate of Altoona Catholic High School. She was an Avon Sales Representative from 1970 to 2015. Mary Ann was known as the “hostess with the mostest” during her 24 years at Red Lobster.

She was a member of St. Stephen Church. She devoted her time to her family and helping others wherever and whenever she could. Anyone who had the privilege of knowing Mary Ann would agree that she always gave her heart and soul to ensure everyone was taken care of. There were no strangers to her. Her smile would light up any room and her presence made you feel at home. Mary Ann was a true sweetheart and instantly loved by those she met.  Daily and to the very end she prayed for everyone’s peace, happiness, and wellbeing. In her spare time, she really enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers. She would send cards on special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, and events in a friend or her family’s life just to let them know she was thinking of them. She did not waste one minute of everyday with her beloved “Darling” Joe.

Mary Ann married her husband Joe Ring on December 19, 1983. They both enjoyed their years together being retired. They took many rides to their cabin in Pennsylvania, enjoyed cooking together and working together in their gardens.

She is survived by 4 children, Faith (Donald) Yauger of Painesville, OH; Hope Taneyhill-Galbreath of Niles, Christopher (Pennie) Taneyhill of Canfield, and Timothy (Nan) Taneyhill of N. Canton, OH; 3 sisters, Carol Moore of Hollidaysburg, PA, Gloria Talasky of Altoona, PA, and Lorraine Brutche of Newton Falls; 2 brothers, Andrew “Jay” Quirin and Raymond Quirin both of Altoona; 11 grandchildren, Jason Yauger, Amy Yauger-Garret, Victoria Galbreath-Schaepe, David Taneyhill, Chris Taneyhill Jr., Stephanie Taneyhill, Zachary Taneyhill, Alexandra Taneyhill, Daniel Taneyhill III, Darren Taneyhill, and Matthew Taneyhill; a daughter in law, Rosiland Taneyhill of Michigan; She is also survived by a large loving family of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Taneyhill Jr.; a grandson, Brian P. Yauger; a brother Henry P. Quirin.

On behalf of Mary Ann’s family, they would like to extend their sincere gratitude to her physician Dr. William Eddy, her at home care aide Millie who helped keep her comfortable and showed her she was loved these past months while at home.

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Memorial contributions can be made to St. Stephen Church 129 W. Park Ave. Niles, OH 44446. To help support the faith Mary Ann lived by daily.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Stephen Church. A procession will leave the funeral home for mass at 10: 30 a.m.

Internment will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.

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Calling Hours
March 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC
614 Warren Ave
Niles, OH 44446

Procession to the Church
March 22, 2021

10:30 AM
WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC
614 Warren Ave
Niles, OH 44446

Mass of Christian Burial
March 22, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Stephen Church
129 West Park Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

Video is available for this event

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