MARY EVELYN STALEY, 87, formerly of Martins Ferry, OH passed away Monday, May 23, 2022.
She was born in Bridgeport, OH on March 7, 1935, the daughter of the late Harmon and Marie C. (Strauss) Coss.
She was a retired waitress at the former Elby's of Wheeling, WV.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Martins Ferry, OH.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George; two sons, Dale and James; one brother and one sister.
She is survived by three sons, David A. (Tracey) Staley, Wheeling, WV; Gerald M. (Jamie) Staley, Wheeling, WV; Patrick F. (Jodi) Staley, Martins Ferry, OH; daughter, Constance M. (Robert) Hackett, Martins Ferry, OH; sister, Patricia K. Cika, Martins Ferry, OH. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry, OH where friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 6-8.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Martins Ferry, at 12 Noon on Friday, May 27, 2022 with Rev. Tom Marut as the celebrant.
Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Martins Ferry, OH.
Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio - October 8, 2003
GEORGE "Jerry" STALEY, 70, of Ohio Avenue, Martins Ferry, Ohio, died Wednesday, Oct 8, 2003 at East Ohio Regional Hosiptal, Martins Ferry.
He was born June 4, 1933 in Martins Ferry, a son of George L. and Gladys M. Duke Staley.
He was retired from the Yorkville Plant of the Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel and a member of St Mary's Catholic Church in Martins Ferry.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a Brother Martin and a Sister Lois B. Collette.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years Mary Evelyn Coss Staley; five sons, Dale (Diana) of Martins Ferry, David (Tracy) of Wheeling, James (Mary) of Martins Ferry, Jerry (Jamie) of Wheeling, Patrick (Jodi) of Martins Ferry, a daughter, Connie (Bob) Hackett of Martins Ferry, a sister Rose Mary ( Roger) Gildow of Colerain; thirteen grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 at the Heslop Funeral Home Walnut Street and Fifth, Martins Ferry.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday, Oct 10, 2003 at 10 a.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church, Martins Ferry, with Rev. Thomas Magary officiating. Burial follows at St. Mary's Cemetery, Martins Ferry.
SON'S OBITUARY: JAMES M. "JIMBO" STALEY, 50, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at his home. He was born Mar. 27, 1963 in Wheeling, WV a son of Mary Evelyn (Coss) Staley and the late George Jerome “Jerry” Staley. - He was the Food Service Coordinator for the Belmont Correctional Institute of St. Clairsville, OH. Jim was a Catholic and a member of the former Eagles Aerie #456. - Surviving in addition to his mother of Bridgeport, OH are his wife Tina M. (Cruise) Kemp-Staley, his children: Nick and Jacob Kemp both of Martins Ferry, Brittany Kelley of Rayland, Steven Wilson of Cincinnati, OH and Sara Staley of Columbus, OH, brothers: Dale (Diana) Staley of Martins Ferry, David (Tracey) Staley of Wheeling, Jerry (Jamie) Staley of Wheeling and Patrick (Jodi) Staley of Martins Ferry, a sister, Connie (Bob) Hackett of Martins Ferry, numerous nieces, nephews and daycare children, and best friends; Stan Bender of Wheeling and Fred Danehart of Morristown, OH. - Friends will be received Sunday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm as the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH where services will be held Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:00 am with Rev. Tom Marut officiating. - Memorial contributions may be made to: Three C's Cancer Support Group, 236 Morgantown Ave., Barnesville, OH 43713
SON'S OBITUARY: DALE J. STALEY, 57, of Martins Ferry, OH died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. He was born Aug. 24, 1957 in Wheeling, WV a son of Mary E. (Coss) Staley and the late George J. Staley. - He was employed by the Belmont Correctional Institute of St. Clairsville, OH. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Martins Ferry and a honorary member of the Vigilant Fire Department, Martins Ferry.
- In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his brother James M. Staley. - Surviving in addition to his mother are his fiancee Diane Evans of Martins Ferry, brothers; Patrick (Jodi) Staley of Martins Ferry, David (Tracey) Staley and Jerry (Jamie) Staley all of Wheeling, WV, sister, Connie (Bob) Hackett of Martins Ferry, sister-in-law, Tina Staley of Martins Ferry, step-children; Tracy (Troy) Evans of Napoleon, OH and Tina (Sam) Robinson of Martins Ferry, step-grandchildren; Taylor and Mark McMahon, Vanessa, Ashlei and Valani Ray and Samantha Major, step great grandchildren; Kieden and Grayson McMahon and his dog Sally Bones. - Friends will be received Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 2-4 & 6 pm until time of service at 8:00 pm at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH with Fr. Tom Marut officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. - Vigilant Fire Department will hold services Thursday at 7:00 pm in the funeral home.