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Mary Ellen Palmer
  • The Salvation Army 268 West Main Street Ravenna, Ohio 44266
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    268 West Main Street
    Ravenna, OH 44266

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“So very sorry for the loss of Mary. She was a very special lady and I'll never forget her or her husband Chuck. RIP ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Pam Propst - Stow, OH

“So sorry for loss of your mother Chuck An family. You have our deepest sympathy An prayers ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon Page - Solon, OH - Friend

“Palmer Family,Your Mother will be missed greatly. Your parents were a blessing in our lives. They were terrific neighbors, friends and part of our...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Greg Evans - Brimfield, OH

“My heart breaks for you all. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in Heaven Mary. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Vicki Kyer - Uniontown, OH

“I miss Mary. Haven't seen her in a while. She was aWonderful, fun person.clr. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Susong - Akron, OH

“Our condolences go out to the Palmer Family ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ken & Nancy Broen - Brimfield, OH

“Phyllis, You are in our thoughts and prayers at the time of your devastating loss of your mother. Our mothers are not only our moms, our best friends...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Fields - Kent, OH - Friend

“I will never forget the countless memories growing up with the Palmer's and Porter's. Everything from watching wrestling as a child at your house...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Randy Porter - Brimfield, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We have missed seeing Mary at the restaurant in the mornings. I miss her and Cliff picking on each...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Hovey - Brimfield, OH


Mary Ellen Palmer, 77, of Brimfield, passed away peacefully Friday, September 15, 2017, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born April 12, 1940 in Sunderland, England, to Ephraim and Ann (Watson) Jobling. Mary retired from 7-Up Bottling Company. She enjoyed her morning trips to the Brimfield Steak House, gardening, camping and trips to the casino.

She is survived by sons, Charles W. (Rose) Palmer Jr. of Kent and David C. (Lorrey) Palmer of Brimfield; daughter, Phyllis A. Palmer of Brimfield; grandchildren, Amanda (Dave) Senn of Kent and Chad (Amanda) Palmer of Kent; great grandchildren, AnnaRose Palmer Senn and Charles Waylon Palmer; sister, Margaret Hanson of Blanchardville, WI; and sister-in-law, Ruth Jobling of Canada. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Palmer Sr.; parents, Ephraim and Ann Jobling; brothers, George and Michael Jobling.

The family would like to thank very special caregiver, Hellen Banks; Lori and Diane of Absolute Hospice; special friend, Jeanne Carter; and all of Mary's neighbors for their kind and loving care.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 PM Thursday, September 21 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, followed by a service at 7 PM. Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, September 22 at Restland Cemetery with Chief Robert Rasnick officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, 1634 Brittain Road, Akron, OH 44310.