Mary Davis Held

February 4, 1932September 22, 2022
Obituary of Mary Davis Held
Mary Held, 90, of Fairfax, VA., passed away peacefully on Sept. 23, 2022 after a long journey with vascular dementia. Mary was born in 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Trayton and Marjorie Davis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Frederick Held; and her brother, Trayton G. Davis. Mary is survived by her 3 children and their spouses, John (Kirsten) Held, Marjorie (Robert) Mills, Barbara Anne (Alan) Ruffner, 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, sister, Barbara Wyman, sister-in-law Lucinda Davis, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, The Embroiderers Guild of America, and the American Needlepoint Guild. A Celebration of Life will be held at the home of Mary’s granddaughter Elizabeth (Steven) Garn at 1:00 pm on October 23rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association in her name.

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