Born March 11, 1935 in Dover she was a daughter of the late Elmer "Butch" and Hazel Rufener Maurer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Bleininger on January 25, 1989 and her brother, John Maurer.
She was a member of Ruslin Hills Church in Dover and was a volunteer at Browse and Buy.
Mary Lou will be sadly missed by her children, Gary Bleininger of Ragersville, Edward (Pamela) Bleininger of Stone Creek, Linda (Glenn) Weimer of Georgia and Joyce (William) Knight of Mineral City; brother, Walter (Evon) Maurer of Dover; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 24 at 11:00 am in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Pastor Duane Houser officiating. Interment will be in the Ridgecrest Memory Gardens. Following the burial, a luncheon will be held in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center. Friends can call at the funeral home on Friday from 1-3 and 5-7 pm. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Mary Lou may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County at 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.
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