MOUNT VERNON — Mary M. Breece, 73, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She was born June 8, 1946, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Joseph and Barbara (Evans) Breece. Mary retired after 17 years of employment with Knox County Job and Family Services.

Mary was an active volunteer as a foster grandparent with New Hope of Mount Vernon, Interchurch Social Services of Knox County, the former Big Brothers and Big Sisters and she was a member of the Knox County Farm Bureau.

She is survived by her son, David (Melissa) Breece of Mount Vernon; and a brother, Theodore (Fred Rohe) Breece of Columbus.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3, beginning at 1 p.m. in Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mary M. Breece.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Interchurch Social Services of Knox County, 306 W. Gambier Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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