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Mary M. Umbaugh, 67, of Cambridge, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday Feb. 11, after a two-year battle with cancer.
She was born in 1950 in Grove City to Charles and Elsie Slater.
Mary worked at Slippery Rock Pregnancy Center for more than 10 years. She received her bachelor's degree from Malone University in Canton, Ohio, in 2009. She was the initiator for the Cambridge Open Arms Pregnancy Center in 2009 and served on the board for several years. As a member of the Friendship Baptist Church, New Concord, Ohio, she was the initiator of the AWANA program for children. She enjoyed music and completed writing a hymn this year.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a baby brother, Robert E. Slater.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel L. Umbaugh, whom she married in 1969; her daughter, Bobbi Kaye (Kerry) Trudgeon of Mechanicsburg; a son, Barry Kent (Sherri) Umbaugh of Gettysburg; one grandson, Cailin Charles Umbaugh of Gettysburg; a brother, Richard E. (Shirley) Slater of Fredonia; a sister, Charlotte (Al) Goerlich of Amherst, Ohio; two nieces, Susan (Gary) Patterson and Tammy (Tim) Hanna, both of Fredonia; three nephews: Richard C. Slater of Akron, Ohio, David (Lynne) Goerlich of North Olmsted, Ohio, and Michael Goerlich of Lakewood, Ohio; one uncle, John Calvin Linn of Clarks Mills.
A celebration service will be held at the Grove City Alliance Church, Grove City, on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care, Zanesville, Ohio.
Published on February 15, 2018
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