Thursday, April 12, 2012

Mary Lou Newbauer (April 10, 2012)

Mary Lou Newbauer, age 81, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2012 at 5:35 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, Ohio. She born on June 9, 1930 in Ft. Jefferson, Ohio, to the late Lewis Scott & Mary Lucille (Wilson) Fitzgerald.

She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Carole Sue & Lee Arnold of Alabama; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Donald & Judy Fitzgerald of Greenville and Robert & Maxine Fitzgerald of Greenville; sisters and brother in law, Marty & Vern Tracy of Greenville, Norma Baker of Greenville, and Betty Sillcott of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin “Mick” Eugene Fitzgerald; stillborn son, Daryl David Newbauer; brother, Charles Fitzgerald; and sister, Joan Messmore.

Mary Lou worked as a cook for the Darke County Home for 10 years before retiring in 1994. She attended the Harris Creek Church of the Brethren.

There will be a service held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Richard Shockney officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be sent to