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Mary Ellen Hampshire
  • Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab P.O. Box 13698 Fort Wayne IN 46865
  • Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab
    P.O. Box 13698
    Fort Wayne, IN 46865

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“We will really miss Mary. What a great neighbor and fun person. We send our regrets. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Denise McCann - Columbia City, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers to all of your family. Mary Lough and family ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: sue lough - decatur, IN - Friend

“John and family, May you find some comfort at this time, knowing Mary was such a loving person and respected by so many. She will be missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Mary thru Elex club at G.E. We worked together at club. and enjoyed each other company. My condolences to the family, ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jan Nomina - La Grange, IN

“Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days ahead. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kaylynn Hampshire - Churubusco, IN

“God Bless you Aunt Mary Ellen, ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Palmieri - Derby, CT

One of my favorite pictures of mom and Matt. “I enjoyed our time together. Though she will be missed dearly by both family and friends I know that Mom is resting easy and peaceful in heaven. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry Lee - Battle Creek, MI

“Heaven gained the ANGEL that we lost here on earth. RIP Aunt Mary! Say Hi to Marvin for me! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Pam & Roland McFadden - Claypool, IN

Mary Ellen Hampshire, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Miller's at Oak Pointe in Columbia City. Born in Adams County, Indiana, Mary was the daughter of the late John and Laura Boice. She graduated from Geneva High School class of 1949. In her teenage years, Mary worked for her local veterinarian in Geneva. She would often reminisce over her time there. Mary worked for US Rubber for close to 10 years prior to going to General Electric where she worked for 32 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club, Elex Elpar, and TOPS. Mary enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, traveling, crocheting, and spending time with her family. Surviving are her husband, John W. Hampshire of Columbia City; sons, Louis Raymond (Lana) Lee of Fremont, Jerry W. (Janeen) Lee of Battle Creek, MI; step-daughter, Debra Clevenger of Rochester; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and sister, Joyce Caetta of Alkron, OH. Mary was preceded in death by her step-son, Johnny W. Hampshire; grandson, Brian Lee; siblings, George Boice, sister, Evealeen Walker, Dorothy Palmieri, and Elaine Peterson. Service is 2:00 pm, Monday, March 6, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab, P.O. Box 13698, Fort Wayne IN 46865. To sign the online guest book, go to