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Mary Kidd

November 25, 1929 — January 18, 2023


Mary Kidd


Mary Ruth Kidd, age 93, of Scio passed away in Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital at Dover on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 after a period of declining health.

Mary was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on November 25, 1929, to the late Fred T. and Ruth (McDevitt) Whiteman.  

A 1947 graduate of Scio High School, she continued her education and received her real estate license.  She married Lloyd Clifton Kidd on January 17, 1948.  Mary enjoyed gardening, watching birds and emailing friends and family.  She was also a longtime member of Mt. Hope Church.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia (Bill) Drosos of Columbus, Mark (Pat) Kidd of Conover, North Carolina and Lorna (Paul) Yoder of Lena Wisconsin; grandsons, Johnathon and Gregory Kidd; great-grandsons, Justin and Joshua Kidd; Great-Great-Grandson, Callen Kidd; brother, Fred D. “Bud” (Barb) Whiteman; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son, Marlin Kidd.

In keeping with Mary’s wishes, she is to be cremated through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. The family will hold a celebration of Mary’s Life at a later time.

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