Mary E. Luginbill, 75, of rural Rockford, Ohio, passed away Friday morning, March 13, 2020, at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima, Ohio, where she had been a patient. 


She was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on March 3, 1945, the daughter of Roy and Goldie Mae (Bollenbacher) Luginbill, both who have preceded in death. 


Mary graduated from Parkway High School Class of 1963, and worked at Tu-Way Products in Rockford until her retirement.  She lived in the area all her life and was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Rockford.  She loved baseball—especially the Cincinnati Reds, and she also enjoyed watching The Ohio State Buckeye football games on television. 


Surviving Mary are one brother, Dean (Helen) Luginbill of Rockford, one sister, Norma Jean (Charles) Fuson of Celina, Ohio, and 14 nieces and nephews. 


Deceased in addition to her parents are two brothers, Vernon and Kenneth Luginbill, one sister, Leona Amburgey, and two nephews.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Oregon Rd, Rockford. 


Officiating will be Rev. Katherine Beckett.


Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 


Friends may call prior to the service at the church, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 


Memorials may be directed to the church or to the Rockford E.M.S.  Condolences may be expressed at


Mary’s services have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, Ohio.


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