Mary A. (Unger) Filby, 77, of New Madison passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at her residence. Mary was born in Darke County, Ohio on December 25, 1933 to George Unger and Gladys (Bowman) Unger-Mogul.
Mary was a graduate of Greenville High School. She later worked and retired from K Mart Department Store. Mary was an excellent cook and worked in her retirement for Fort Black Buffet in New Madison. She was also a member of Harrison Street Baptist Church. Mary enjoyed gardening, but mostly enjoyed spending time with her family, and watching her grandsons play basketball at Tri Village Schools.
In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband Vernie Filby in 1994, and two sisters, Jeanette and Barbie.
Mary is survived by three sons, Mike (Becky) Filby, John (Brenda) Filby and Alan (Sharon) Filby all of New Madison; four grandchildren, John (Ashlee) Filby of Greenville, Matthew (Ashley) Filby of Greenville, Sara Filby of New Madison and Brook Lynn Filby of Arcanum; two brothers, Dave (Jean) Mogul of New Madison and Jerry Mogul of Greenville; a sister, Evelyn (Keith) Hamilton of Arcanum; and a very special companion, her dog Sara.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 4 – 7 PM at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM also at the Funeral Home with the Rev. Kyle Herrmann being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in Greenmound cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison, Ohio. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.storchbraundfuneralhome.com.