Mary Lu Wallace

Born to Thadeus and Luella Sara Lorimaer, Mary Lu Wallace, 89, passed away in her sleep Aug. 1, 2019.

Mary Lu was a long-time resident of Wadsworth and was the wife of John “Jack” Wallace, M.D. A 1952 graduate of The Ohio State School of Nursing, Mary Lu was a long-time “Pink Lady” at the Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. Mary Lu was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Wadsworth Women’s Basketball team on local access television. Throughout her life, Mary Lu remained a true Ohio State Buckeye football fan and was not to be called during the annual Ohio State/Michigan football game.

Mary Lu will be missed by her three children, James (Lisa) Wallace, Sara Stehlik and Jennifer (Richard) Lab; grandchildren, John E. Wallace III, Julia E. Wallace, Erica Stehlik and David Stehlik; and great-granddaughter, Sophiea.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack; and son-in-law, Mark.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or Wounded Warriors.

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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