AKRON – Mary P. Day, 82, of rural Roann, passed Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.

Mary was born on July 19, 1938, in Fulton County, to the late Max and Nellie Myrtle McCain Nicodemus. She was married on Jan. 25, 1992, in Akron, to William D. “Bill” Day, who preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 2015.

Mary was a farmer’s wife and a homemaker. She was a lifetime member of both the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW of Laketon, as well as the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed milking cows during her time on the farm. She was known to make candy, especially her peanut brittle. Mary always looked forward to visiting with friends.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Paula and husband Randy Hackworth, Roann; son, David Nicodemus, Rochester; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; stepdaughter, Linda and husband Mark Bristow, Branson, Mo.; and stepsons, Richard "Dick" and wife Renee Day, Denver; De and wife Joyce Day, Roann; and William David and wife Kathy Day, Mentone.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Day; a daughter, Roberta K. "Wink" Emmons; a granddaughter, Kimberly Day; sisters, Hazel, Doris, Wilma, Marjorie; and brothers, Edwin, Robert and John.

Visitation hours will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9 at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron. The funeral service will be at noon Saturday, Jan. 9 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, with Pastor Kathy Nelson officiating.

Masks will be required for all who are in attendance.


Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice of charity in Mary’s memory.

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