Mary G. “Gerry” McCune (nee Emerson), 86, of Elyria, formerly of Summerville, SC., passed away, Wednesday, August 15 at Life Care Center of Elyria, following a lengthy illness. She was born March 30, 1921 in Buchannon, WV and resided in Elyria the past seven months after living in South Carolina for 22 years.
Mary retired as a Registered Nurse in 1983 having worked in various areas of the medical field. Early in her career she worked for the Red Cross, and later worked for EMH Regional Medical Center and Center Ridge Nursing Home. She was a member of Bethany First United Methodist Church of Summerville, SC.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Marion M. McCune; a step-daughter, Janet Watson of Elyria; and step-son, Jerry McCune of Ashland; five grandchildren, Heather Kiser, Joel Watson, Jason McCune, Stacey Fickes and Kristen Rice.
At the family’s request, services will be private. Burial will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home in Elyria. Memorials may be forwarded to the Alzheimers Association, 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, OH 44120. www.buschfuneral.com