Molly James Ohsner, 1953-2019

COLUMBUS — Molly James Ohsner, 66, passed away Nov. 28, 2019.

She was born in Youngstown, June 12, 1953. Molly graduated from Canfield High School in 1971 and received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in 1975, where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority.

On May 8, 1976, Molly married Ronald S. Ohsner and together they shared 42 years of marriage in Upper Arlington, until Ron’s death in 2018.

Molly was an aerobics instructor for more than 15 years. She was an active member of Maple Grove United Methodist Church and volunteered her time on The Buckeye Ranch Service Board and at The Wellington School.

Molly touched the lives of many and will always be remembered for her love of family, friends and neighbors. She volunteered to help others, enjoyed cooking, music, dancing, gardening and spending time with loved ones.

Molly is survived by her brother, Peter (Chris) James; sister-in-law Debbie James; daughter Kelly (Chad) Ohsner Davie; son John (Jessica) Ohsner; grandchildren Gwendolyn, Marlo and Vivian Davie and James and Jacob Ohsner; first cousins Carl James, Mary James, and Elizabeth (Steve) Berberich; nieces and nephews Andrew (Becky) James, Elizabeth Betsy James, Emily (Mike) O’Connor and William T. James IV; and second cousins Thomas (Grace) Wallack and Alex (Kelsey) Lipinsky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald S. Ohsner; parents William T. James II and Martha Gessner James; brother William T. “Tom” James III; and sister-in-law Sally Ohsner Robinson.

The family wishes to thank the staff at The Ganzhorn Suites and National Church Residences Hospice for their exceptional care and support.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road, Columbus, OH 43214.

The family will receive friends 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus, OH 43221.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Maple Grove United Methodist Church.

To sign Molly’s online guestbook visit www.schoedinger.com.

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