Mary M. Niceswanger

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Mary M. Niceswanger, 111, of Marietta passed away at 12:50 am, Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living Center.  She was born on August 6, 1906, in Morgan County, Ohio, near Pennsville, to Fred and Carrie (Moody) McInturf. She was the second oldest of 11 siblings who have all passed away. (Brothers-Dwight, Frank, Eli, William, Robert and Ray. Sisters- Alice, Mae, Ruth and Ruby.) 

On November 26, 1933, she married Leonard Niceswanger who preceded her in death on November 20, 1971.  Their only daughter Yvonne A. Barth also preceded her in death on May 24, 2010.
Mary is survived by her son-in-law Melvin (Loraine) Barth, grandsons, Gregory (Donna) Barth and Christopher (Cathy) Barth, great granddaughters, Erika and Kelly, step great grandson Greg, several nieces and nephews and her close Christian family and friends.
She was a lifetime member of the Church of Christ, attending at Pennsville and Sixth and Washington Street.  She dedicated her life to the Lord, rarely missing a worship service. Mary worked many years as a cook at several Marietta College Fraternities and Sororities and later as a cook at the Senior Center as well as working for the Head Start program.
Funeral services will be held on Monday (Jan. 29) at 11:00 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Roger Rush officiating.  Interment will follow in Pennsville Cemetery.  Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 until 9.  Messages of sympathy may be sent at

Mary M. Niceswanger
Date of Death: 
Thu, 01/25/2018
Date of Service: 
Mon, 01/29/2018
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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