Mary Dilts Dixon

Mary Dilts Dixon

December 11, 1921 ‐ October 16, 2022
Mary Dilts Dixon
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska Resided In: Olmsted Township, Ohio Cemetery: Lakewood Park Cemetery

Mary Dixon, 100, passed away on October 16, 2022 at The Renaissance Retirement Campus in Olmsted Township, Ohio.  She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Carl L Dilts and Florence (Miller) Dilts.  Mary was preceded in death by her husband Robert M Dixon and her sister Virginia (Dilts) Yasaitis.

Loving mother to son David M Dixon (Donna) and daughter Deborah Lambert (Gary).  Caring Grandmother (“GG”) to Sarah Hennegan, Elizabeth Davis (Garrett) and Robert Lambert (Shannon).  Proud Great Grandmother to six beautiful little girls:  Bella, Maddie, Isla, Aspen, Sutton and Harlow.

Mary lived almost her entire life on the West side of Cleveland.  She grew up in Lakewood and is a graduate of Lakewood High School.  She raised her family in Parma Heights and Rocky River.  Mary was one of the early (“Pioneer”) residents of The Renaissance Retirement Campus in Olmsted Township, having resided there for 33 years.

Mary is a graduate of the College of William & Mary where she gained a special appreciation for Colonial Williamsburg.  She was a member of Rocky River United Methodist Church for more than 55 years.  Mary and her husband made many of their long-time couple friends at the Church as they all raised their children together in the community.  Mary was introduced to PEO by her mother and has been a loyal PEO for more than 75 years.

Private burial at Lakewood Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Renaissance Residents Fund, c/o Eliza Jennings Corporate Office, 26376 John Road, Olmsted Township, Ohio 44138 or Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Road, Rocky River, Ohio 44116.

Guest Comments

Patricia Schreiber, President College Club West
Parma, Ohio

Mary was a long-time and valued member of College Club West. I am saddened to hear of her passing. I wish to offer my condolences and those on the members of College Club to her family.

Mary Dunbar
Olmstead Falls Oh.

Mary was a dear sweet friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Bette English
Westlake, Ohio

Mary was the most gracious and sweetess lady I have ever known. She was also a very sharp bridge player even at 100 years old! I will certainly miss her.
Bette English

Mary Van Bergen
North ridgeville Ohio

We are sending our love and deepest sympathies to all of you family members of our treasured PEO and friend, Mary. Her gracious demeanor and her kind heart will be sorely missed. May God’s Grace shine upon Mary forever.

Jean Girgash
Bay Village Ohio

So sorry for your loss. Mary was such a cherished member of our PEO Chapter AE. She will be so missed.
Jean Girgash