MOUNT VERNON — Marion S. Rine, 95, of Mount Vernon passed away Monday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2019, at Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Mount Vernon to the late Willis E. and Mary A. (Maloney) Scott.

During WWII, Marion went to California and helped with the war effort as a riveter. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She volunteered for the American Red Cross and the Arthritis Foundation of Knox County. Marion was a foster grandmother for Danville Schools and a study hall monitor for Mount Vernon City Schools. She enjoyed playing in the ladies Tuesday morning golf league at Irish Hills.

Marion is survived by her children, David (Jody) Rine of Pickerington, (M.E.) Mary Ellen (Bill) Carpenter of Mount Vernon, Kathleen (Jim) Swanger of Bellville and Margee Wolford of Reynoldsburg; grandchildren, Amanda (Steve) Case, J.D. Rine, Jennifer (John) Curr, Rusty (Ron) Carpenter, Dustin (Amanda) Carpenter, Steven (Meredith) Carpenter, Kevin (Kerra) Clinedinst, Ashley (Brandon Baumgardner) Clinedinst, Katie Ratcliff, Keith (Kayla) Swanger, Levi (Tina) Swanger, Keelie (Ryan) Lawhorn, Stephen (Jenny) Wolford and Katie Wolford; 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Willis (Agnes) Scott of Cuyahoga Falls.

In addition to her parents, Marion was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Rine, in 1970; and also by her first husband, James Gatton in 1945.

A celebration of life service will be held from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at The Glen A. Gallagher Centre, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon. Please feel free to wear your Ohio State shirts. A private burial will take place in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kayleigh’s Kause, 7959 Troy Road, Radnor, OH 43066, in Marion’s memory.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Marion S. Rine.


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