Mary E. Price

Mary E. Price, 75, of Negley, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland, Ohio, following a lengthy illness.

She was born in East Liverpool, on Feb. 20, 1939, a daughter to the late Harold D. and Ruth (Webber) Ehrhart.

Mary spent her entire life in this area and was a 1956 graduate of East Liverpool High School. She very much loved her family, enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and was a co-founder of A.M. & O Towing, before retiring after 46 years.

She is survived by her husband, William H. Price Jr., whom she married on April 19, 1957; a son, Stephen W. Price of Negley, Ohio; two daughters, Rondala S. (Leonard) Plate and Christine F. (Gary) Stanley, both of Negley, Ohio; two brothers, Harold D. (Christa) Ehrhart of East Liverpool, Ohio, and Robert Ehrhart; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Price.

Family will be present to receive friends from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes. Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at or by visiting the funeral home’s Facebook page.