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Mary M. Rinner

December 5, 1959 ~ October 25, 2021 (age 61)


Mary M. Rinner, 61, of Berlin Heights, OH, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Fisher Titus Medical Center.  She was born on December 5, 1959, in Sandusky to the late Bernard and Therese (Manner) Rinner and was a 1978 St. Paul High School graduate. 

Mary was a devoted Cleveland Indians and Browns fan who loved Snoopy, reading (especially Stephen King books), gardening and canning and cherished her grandchildren.  She had worked for the former Georgia-Pacific/Sandusky Plastics/Dixie plant in Sandusky as well as Maws Place in Milan. 

Survivors include her spouse Chuck Ellis of Berlin Heights; children, Melia (Art) Metcalf of Norwalk, Tess Chappelear of Milan, Tyler Chappelear of Norwalk and Chris Ellis of Monroeville; grandchildren, Braylynn, Colby, Mitch, Jay and Lydia; siblings, Shelley Rinner of Norwalk, Dale (Debbie) Rinner of Oklahoma, Cindy (Rod) Iehle of Tennessee and Pat (Sue) Rinner of Bellevue. 

In addition to her parents, and grandparents, she was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles. 

Friends and family are invited to a celebration of Mary’s life to be held on Friday, November 5, 2021, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857.  To honor Mary’s struggle with trigeminal neuralgia, memorial contributions may be made to the Facial Pain Association, 22 SE 5th Ave Suite D, Gainesville, FL 32601.  Fond memories and online condolences may be shared at  

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Memorial Gathering
November 5, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home
98 West Main Street
Norwalk, Ohio 44857


Facial Pain Association
22 SE 5th Ave Suite D, Gainesville FL 32601

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