Carol Ann Maher, age 80, of Northwood, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family Friday, April 20, 2012. Carol was born to Martin and Virginia (Cousino) Woyame February 18, 1932 in Ross Township now known as Northwood, Ohio. Carol was proud of her farming heritage. She was a wonderful mother who enjoyed vacationing every year with her family, keeping a pristine home and yard, and had strong family values. Carol was a devout Catholic who wanted everyone to go to Mass and advocated for the unborn. A member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Carol was active in the funeral committee, CHRP sisters, Pastoral Council, a Eucharistic Minister and helped fold bulletins. She was a member of Ageless Wonders, GBU, GAF Retirees Club and loved to play Euchre. She also enjoyed time with her dog and companion â€śGiGiâ€ť.
She is survived by her children, John (Glenda) Maher, Robert (Colleen) Maher, Ronald (Tracy) Maher, Suzanne (Bill) Back, Cynthia (Mike) Hallett, Sharon (Mike) Jones, Phillip Maher II, 14 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, brothers Daniel (Dawn) Woyame, Dennis (Debbie) Woyame and Donald Woyame. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Phillip Maher; grandsons, Luke and Daniel Maher and sisters, Mary Ann Woyame and Diane Brown.
Friends may visit Freck Funeral Chapel Wynn at Pickle Rd. (419) 693-9304, on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. where the rosary and scripture will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jerome Catholic Church will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. where friends will be received one hour prior to service. Burial will follow at Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.