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Mary H. Deavers

July 27, 1948 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 70)

Mary H. Deavers, age 70, of Pataskala, Ohio, passed away on December 29, 2018 at Tuscany Gardens. Mary was born July 27, 1948 to the late John and Jean (Westfall) Kerger in Ashtabula, OH. She graduated in 1966 from Edgewood High School in Ashtabula and earned her Bachelor's degree in journalism from OSU in 1970. Mary started her career as a reporter for the Ashtabula Star Beacon and went on to the corporate field with Bank One as director of communications. She also worked with Coaxial Cable Company. Mary is a member of Etna United Methodist Church, OSU Alumni Association, Retired Police Officers of Central Ohio, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority and IABC Women in Communication. She was formerly a volunteer for Ohio Long-Term Care and as a den leader for Cub Scout Pack 274. She will be endearingly remembered for her frog collection. Mary is survived by her loving son, Ronald Deavers; granddaughters, Nicole and Natalie Deavers; brother, Rick (Jess) Kerger; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends & neighbors. She is preceded in death by husband, Robert E. Deavers; and by her daughter-in-law, Daisy Deavers. A Memorial Gathering will be held on THURSDAY, January 03, 2019, from 4-7 PM, at the PFEIFER FUNERAL HOME, where her service will follow at 7 PM, with Rev. Dr. Stephen Swisher officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ( Online condolences available at

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
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