Mary E. (Zehentbauer) Gulling Saturday, December 19, 1931 - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Zehentbauer) Gulling, age 85, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Mary was born on December 19, 1931 in Dungannon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Joseph Zehentbauer and Maria (Zettl) Zehentbauer. Mary graduated from Lisbon High School and went on to study nursing at Mercy School of Nursing and graduated in 1953. Mary worked as a RN for the next 40 years until she retired from Joseph T Nist. Mary was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Louis Catholic Church. Mary was also an avid reader. She could often be found reading whatever she could get her hands on, even if they were children’s stories to the grandkids and great grandkids. Mary’s greatest passion in her life was her unselfish and endless love and devotion to her family. Her family brought her great pride and joy. Mary is survived by her husband, Russell Gulling (married 62 years), daughters, Ann Marie (Paul) Rice of Louisville, Elizabeth (Tracy) Allen of Powell and Mary Lynne (Randy) Blevins of Louisville, son, Joseph (Lori) Gulling of Reynoldsburg; grandchildren, Ryan (Heather) Gulling and Aaron Gulling, Lindsay (Kevin) Crawford and John (Kristy) Rice, Joseph Blevins and Abigail and Margaret Allen; great grandchildren, Parker, Riley, Pierce, Lily and London Crawford, Elijah, Caleb Sowers and Austin, Gabriella Gulling; her brother, Frank Zehentbauer, and sister-in-law Susan Zehentbauer of Hanoverton. Preceded in death by her younger brother Paul Zehentbauer. Family and friends will meet on Monday at 1030 a.m. at Saint Louis Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with Father Robert Miller as celebrant. Burial will be in Saint Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Louis Catholic Church.