Welcome to the memorial page for

Mary Margaret Byham

August 30, 1937 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 80)

Mary M. Byham, age 80  of Jackson Twp.,  passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
She was born in Canton, Ohio on August 30, 1937. 
Mary was a registered nurse and retired from Timken Mercy Medical Center.  Co-founder of the Jackson Mama-Bears Football organization.  Hobbies included ocean cruises, travel, baking, sewing, knitting, and playing cards.  
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Rosary Alter Society.
Mary is survived by Philip, her husband of 59 years.  Five children, Christopher, Anne (Larry) Massie,  Michael, Mary Kay (Ty) Wallace, Jeffrey (Denise) Byham, eleven Grandchildren, and nineteen Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her beloved "Hap", Charles Marshall who raised her, and daughter-in-law, Laura Byham.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Massillon with Rev. Edward Gretchko celebrant.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. 
Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 4 to 7 P.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave. N.W., Massillon  44646.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mama Bears - Jackson High School, 7600 Fulton Road N.W., Massillon, Ohio  44646.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home 330-833-3248

Charitable donations may be made to:

Mama Bears-Jackson High School
7600 Fulton Road N.W., Massillon OH 44646

 Service Information

December 4, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heitger Funeral Home-Jackson Chapel
5850 Wales Ave. N.W.
Jackson Township, OHIO 44646

Mass of Christian Burial
December 5, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
206 Cherry Rd. N.E.
Massillon, Ohio 44646

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