Mary Ellen Raleigh

November 24, 1957 - October 1, 2021

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Mary Ellen Raleigh passed away on October 1, 2021, with her family by her side.  She was 63 years young and fought a courageous battle against stomach cancer until the end.

Mary was born on November 24, 1957, to late George and Ellen Bode.  She had a wonderful childhood surrounded by siblings George Bode (late Maureen Rohe), late Marlene Schwab, John Bode (Pegge Crabtree), late Steve Bode, Susan Ball (Ron), and Jeanine Scheidler (Gary).

To know Mary is to love her.  She always had the ability to bring joy and a smile to anyone she met.  She was a loving Wife, Mom, Grandma, Aunt, Sister, and Friend.  Mary held a successful career at Proctor and Gamble for 31 years.  She was loved by all.  She was our ‘Angel Fish.’

Mary is survived by her husband Patrick Raleigh of 40 years, and children Matt, Ben (April), and Sarah (Mike Pruitt).  She will lovingly be remembered by her grandchildren late Mischa, Annabelle, Jackson, Jase, Luke, Knox, and Julianna.  Visitation will be held Friday, October 8, 2021, at Hodapp Funeral Home 6410 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd. Liberty Twp., OH 45044 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church 11144 Spinner Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45241. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can made to Hospice of Cincinnati.


Greg and Linda Stover - Oct 8, 2021
Dear Pat and Family, We r thinking and praying for you on this day and in the days ahead. We recall how Mary’s smile and friendliness always welcomed us and all she met..She is missed and remembered.
Dave&Diana Gilreath - Oct 7, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Raleigh family
Mary Ann and Pete - Oct 7, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to the Raleigh family. Mary had a smile for everyone and will be greatly missed. Peace be with all of you.
Marsha and Jerry - Oct 7, 2021
Mary, you were always the life of the parties. Always a joy to be around. You are sharing your joy up in heaven no doubt. Pat, so very sorry for your loss.
Gene Hawkins - Oct 7, 2021
Mary was a darling woman, always a pleasure to be around. May light perpetual shine upon her.
Ed & Nicole - Oct 6, 2021
Mary will be greatly missed. Whether it was her warm smile at work or her friendly wave at the lake, she really brightened up any group she was with. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
Jim and Deb Thamann - Oct 5, 2021
Saddened by the loss of Mary. We will always remember her with a beautiful smile. Through the tough times ahead she will be looking down with that smile for you to take comfort
Su, Roy & Kenna - Oct 5, 2021
Dear Raleigh Family, We are deeply sorry for you loss and are grieving with you. Mary has been such a blessing in my life and had touched and lifted so many in profound ways - her laughter, her spirit and her wisdom will carry forward. We pray for peace and comfort knowing hers was a life well lived and loved by so many.
Annette - Oct 5, 2021
I am so saddened to hear this news. I havemany laughs and memories. She will be missed by many. Gone too soon but never will be forgotten.