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August 20, 1928 — June 26, 2012

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Rose Mary Runion, 83, of Tiffin, died at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.  She was born Aug 20, 1928 to Gilbert and Jessie (Yeasley) Schirack.  She married Gerald C. Runion on June 18, 1949 in St. Mary Catholic Church and he survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Deborah (Mike) Daniel of Tiffin; two sons, Gerald “Mike” (Kathy) Runion, and Patrick Runion both of Tiffin; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one step great grandchild, and a sister, Katie Kummerer of Tiffin.

Rose Mary was preceded in death by two brothers, James Schirack and an infant brother; and a sister, Mary Agnes Flick.

Rose Mary was 1946 Columbian High School graduate.  She retired from the Tiffin Glass Company as a glass sorter.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, its Rosary Altar Society, Daughters of Isabella, and a crossing guard at St. Mary Catholic School.  She enjoyed bingo, casinos and traveling.

Visitation with family and friends will be 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 South Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.  A wake service will be at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at the funeral home followed by the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church officiated by Rev. Gary Walters.  The rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the Mass at the church.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, or to a charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.
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