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Mary M. Paedae

d. February 1, 2011

Mary M. Paedae

PAEDAE, MARY M., 82 of Sebring, died, Tuesday, February 1, 2011, after a lengthy illness. Mary was born in Sebring, FL and was owner of Hobby Hill Florist, working together with her family for over 35 years. Mary's great love, Bill Paedae, her husband of 49 years and best friend, preceded her in death in 2003. She was a fearless warrior in his battle with cancer and remained positive and strong in her own battle. She loved her husband, children and family and tirelessly helped them. An artist, she was a floral designer, drew, painted and sewed; and loved to dance with Bill. She was a former Girl Scout Troop Leader and former member of the Salvation Army Board. She once sewed 22 dresses for less fortunate children for Easter, lovingly stitched by hand, adding gloves and socks so they would have the perfect Easter outfit. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother, James H. Wyandt. She will always be loved and missed by her children and their spouses, Catherine A. McLeod, Tampa, FL, Ladonna (Hector) Paedae-Rodriguez and William H. (Maggie) Paedae, all of Sebring; brother, Stanley (Barbara) Wyandt, Seffner, FL; sisters-in-law, Lazette Paedae, Brooksville, F; Loretta Wyandt, Oldsmar, FL, Juanita, Tampa and Delores Pierce, GA; grandchildren, Warren McLeod, Jose A. Ruiz and Veronica M. Ruiz; great grandson, Julian Ruiz; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, Susie Carter, Margaret Handley, all of whom she loved dearly. PeOui is now with Dear. The family will receive friends, 5-7 pm, Friday at Morris Funeral Chapel. A mass will be celebrated, 10:00 am, Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Cripple Children's Hospital. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Avon Park.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in her Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Preceded In Death By

Her Parents
Bill Paedae, Husband
James H. Wyandt, Brother

Survived By

Catherine A. McLeod, Daughter
Ladonna (Hector) Paedae-Rodriguez, Daughter
William H. (Maggie) Paedae, Son
Stanley (Barbara) Wyandt, Brother
Lazette Paedae, Sister-in-law
Loretta Wyandt, Sister-in-law
Moe Paedae, Sister-in-law
Juanita, Sister-in-law
Delores Pierce, Sister-in-law
Warren McLeod, Grandson
Jose A. Ruiz, Grandson
Veronica M. Ruiz, Granddaughter
Julian Ruiz, Great Grandson
special friend, Susie Carter
and Margaret Handley


Place of Birth: Sebring, FL
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Date of Death: February 1, 2011
Owner, Hobby Hill Florist
former Girl Scout Troop Leader
Salvation Army Board


Visitation: 5-7 pm, Friday,
at Morris Funeral Chapel
Mass 10:00 am, Saturday
St. Catherine Catholic Church
Burial will follow at
Lakeview Memorial Gardens,
Avon Park

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