Mary Hafner, age 88, of Alliance and formerly Minerva, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in the Laurels of Canton.
Born Sept. 11, 1923, in East Springfield, OH, she was a daughter to Frank and Mary (Horvatz) McClosky.
She worked for many years at the Southern Inn in Minerva and was a member of New Life Ministries in Louisville.
She is survived by two sons, Paul Douglas (Crystal) Hafner of Alliance, and Michael (Audrey) Hafner of Minerva; adopted daughter, Claudette Richards of Sebring; three sisters, Helen Grady of Bucyrus, and Mildred Willis and Dorothy Alkier, both of California; six brothers, John McClosky of Canonsburg, PA, Tony McClosky of Steubenville, Joe (Florence) McClosky of Carrollton, and Benny (Shirley) McClosky, David (Norma) McClosky and Jimmy McClosky, all of Amsterdam; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Hafner, who died in 2000; and a brother, Frank McClosky Jr.
A graveside service was held March 24 in the Chapel at East Lawn Cemetery in Minerva. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.