Mary Kay Clipner, 67, of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Chillicothe, passed from this life on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born March 7, 1946 in Middletown, Ohio, the daughter of Edwin John and Catherine Rose (Maxwell) Hampshire. On January 17, 1970 she married Paul V. Clipner who preceded her in death August 17, 2011.
Surviving is her daughter and son-in-law, Jaclyn Anne and Bryan Frea, Westerville, Ohio and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mary Kay was a retired employee of the Ross County Association of Realtors and had been an employee and volunteer of Ross County Unit of the American Cancer Society.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and had served as a member of the Parish Council and as a Lector and Eucharist Minister. She had served as Executive Director of the Ophelia Project in Chillicothe and was a co-founder of the Partnership for Creating Positive Relationships. She was an active member of the AAUW both in Chillicothe and in Westerville and enjoyed many creative hobbies and activities.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Lawrence Hummer, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Londonderry Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the FAWCETT OLIVER GLASS AND PALMER FUNERAL HOME from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gentiva Hospice Foundation, 7801 Mesquite Bend Dr., Suite 105, Irving, TX in her memory.