|Funeral Service||Knox Presbyterian Church||September 25, 2021||3:00 PM||Directions|
Mary Kathleen Stewart, beloved wife of the late Arthur Stewart. Loving mother of Bruce Stewart (Angela Heyob) and Holly Stewart. Preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Marie Riley Schmieding, and her brother and sister-in-law, James and Valeria Schmieding. Mary passed away peacefully Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the age of 93. She leaves many wonderful and much-loved friends.
Born in Illinois, Mary and Art married and moved to Cincinnati in 1948. They joined the congregation of Knox Presbyterian Church in 1950 and served in many ways, including as elders. After a career at Ohio National Life Insurance and the Internal Revenue Service, Mary managed the church during a major renovation. She also volunteered at Cincinnati General Hospital, where she was chair of the Junior Aide Program and president of the Auxiliary, and on the board of the Great Rivers Girl Scout Council. In recent years she enjoyed being a member of the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati.
A celebration of Mary's life will be held on Saturday, September 25, at 3 P.M. at Knox Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cincinnati Parks Foundation. Memories and condolences can be shared at springgrove.org. (Photo by Christina Miller for Knox Presbyterian Church)