Mary E. Reiling

Friday, April 19, 2013

Mary Elizabeth Leslie Reiling, 92, of Burlington, Vt., formerly of Greencastle and Ft. Wayne, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington, VT.

Mary was born June 21, 1920 in Manchester, N.H., and lived in Ft. Wayne and Greencastle most of her life before moving to Vermont in early 2005.

Survivors include daughters Pamela Kovacich of Albuquerque, N.M., and Michele (Tom) McCaffrey of Essex, Vt.; brother James (Marty) Leslie, of Ossian; granddaughter Thais (Scott) Alexander of Chicago; great-grandchildren Celeste and Rhys Alexander; sister-in-law Bette Reiling of Ft. Wayne; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mary was pre-deceased by her husband John T. Reiling and her sister Margaret A. Mowan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 at St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church, 15355 Lincoln Highway East, New Haven, with calling one hour prior at church. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Convoy, Ohio.

Funeral arrangements are by Klaehn Fahl and Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne.