She was born June 2, 1921 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and was the daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Bridget Marr Scott. On April 25, 1943, she married Dale G. Leggett, who preceded her in death on June 12, 2004. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
She was primarily a homemaker for most of her life. Born in Canada, she was a naturalized citizen of the United States. She was a longtime active and faithful member of the Calvary United Methodist Church at Sherrodsville, including the United Methodist Women and the Brighten the Corner Sunday School Class of the church. She was also a 60-plus year member and former officer of the Pythian Sisters Carroll Temple #459 of Sherrodsville, and a longtime member of the Atwood Ladies Golf League. She was a 1939 graduate of the former Sherrodsville High School and was named class salutatorian. Mary was a kind and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by two daughters and two sons, Mrs. Greg (Jane) Galigher of New Philadelphia, O., Mrs. Bill (Glenda) Sensel of Bowerston, O., Jim (Esther) Leggett of Orrville, O., and Brian (Kim) Leggett of North Canton, O., her nine grandchildren, Bill, Ed, and Jason Galigher, Jeff and Chad Leggett, Rob and Dan Sensel, and Courtney and Mackenzie Leggett, and her sixteen great-grandchildren, Meagan, Adam, Jarrett, Samantha, Olivia, Taylor, Gaige, and Mylie Galigher, Bobbie, Jillian, and Aubrey Sensel, and Elizabeth, Morgan, Cameron, Isaac, and Kennedy Leggett.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 10, 2013 in the Calvary United Methodist Church at Sherrodsville with Rev. Ean Green officiating. Interment will follow in the Sherrodsville Memorial Gardens next to her husband. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 6:00 until 9:00 P.M. in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary United Methodist Church, P. O. Box #277, Sherrodsville, Ohio 44675 To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home website.