A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by Rev. Vincent DeLucia at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Luke Church, in Boardman, for Marylou Kerr, 81, who passed away peacefully Thursday morning August 15, 2019 at the Hospice House with her loving family by her side.
Marylou was born December 17, 1937, in Youngstown, a daughter of Otto J. and Mary O’Neill Mauerman, she was a lifetime area resident.
She attended St. Dominic Grade School and graduated in 1955 from Ursuline High School.
Marylou married the love of her life William T. Kerr on June 11, 1955, at St. Dominic Church, she was a stay at home mother and raised her five children.
After her kids were in school, she worked 2 years at the bookmobile of the Youngstown public library.
Marylou then worked 20 years at Mahoning National Bank as a teller, after retiring she taught CCD at Saint Luke’s Parish for 10 years.
Marylou enjoyed watching or listening to her beloved Cleveland Indians, playing cards, with her card club and visiting amusement parks with her grandchildren.
Marylou was a charter member of Saint Luke Parish.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Bill Kerr and her children Karen (Terry) Householder of Warren, Gary Kerr of Poland; Glenn Kerr of North Canton and Greg Kerr of Masury; a brother John (Nadine) Myers of Springfield; and seven grandchildren Kurt (Kacie); Craig (Tara); Christopher, Kayla, Timmy, Joshua and Jenn(Zach) ; and 6 great grandchildren Zane, Addison, Dalton, Cooper, Conner and Arabella.
Marylou was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt and uncle that raised her Carl and Agnes Myers. Her son Tommy Kerr who passed away May 8, 2006; daughter-in-law Kathleen Kerr and brother Carl Myers, Jr.; and her sister Mary Agnes Gratz.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday August 18, at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Monday August 19, at Saint Luke Church 5235 South Ave. Boardman.
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