Mary Lorene Weirick, 98

Mary Lorene Weirick, 98, Peru, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at her residence.

Born Sept. 27, 1917, in Perry Township, Miami County, she was the daughter of Elmer and Addie Glee Butt Fites.  On Feb. 11, 1939, in the parsonage of the Gilead Methodist Church, she was married to Uriah “Sonny” Weirick, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1998, after 59 years of marriage.

Mary was a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church near Macy.  She was devoted to her family and was always seen after her beloved husband passed with one of his handkerchiefs proudly displayed in her hand, always keeping his memory close.  She collected cardinals and enjoyed watching the Indiana Pacers.

She was a loving mother to her five daughters, Roberta Daluisio, Peru; Shirley Creager, North Manchester; Madonna McCombs (Don), Sebring Fla.; Jennifer Daugherty (Thomas), Amboy; and Mary Kaye Jones (Kerny), Peru.  She also leaves nine grandchildren to cherish her memory, Kevin Matyjasik (Kim), New York; Kim Casper (Mike), Rochester; Cynthia Fisher, Florida; Paula Shaw, Wabash; Heather Troyer (Jeremy), Indianapolis; Jeremy Daugherty (Lindsey), Indianapolis; Laura Stapleton (Clinton), Peru; Keenan Jones (Tiffany), Amboy; and Marvin Jones, Peru; and one step-grandson, Grayson McCombs, Akron; fourteen great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her seven siblings, Ralph Fites, James Fites, Paul Fites, Ruth Bammerlin, Grace Waechter, Evelyn Schipper, and Normalene Wagner, and two sons-in-law, Paul Creager and Ralph Daluisio.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Macy, with Pastor Thomas Daugherty officiating.  Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at McClain Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent online at


Posted on 2015 Nov 24