She was born Aug. 10, 1911, in Madison, Ind., to Francis and Clara (Whittaker) Dehler.
She graduated from St. Josephs Academy in Terre Haute in 1928.
Mary worked for a short time at the Brazil Clothing Store, however, most of her life she spent raising her family.
She enjoyed reading and sewing. She was very involved in the lives of her children and grandchildren.
She married Howard McCullough on April 18, 1932, in Annunciation Church. He passed away in 1990.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Clara Dehler, husband Howard McCullough, daughter Mary Kay Smith, and twins in infancy, James and Patrick McCullough, brothers Francis Dehler, Charles Dehler, Ted Dehler and Harry Born, and sisters Helen Powell, Katherine Whayne and Wilma Anderson.
She is survived by her children Anne Sanders, Brazil, Jerry McCullough and wife Phyllis, Naples, Fla., Janet John, Brooklyn, N.Y., Patty Cornforth and husband Rick, Indianapolis, Sharon Anderson and husband Bob, Vincennes, and Tom McCullough, Brazil, son-in-law Jack Smith, grandchildren, Anne Smith, Richard Smith, Diane McDaniel, Michael Redenbarger, Kay McCloud, Ted Redenbarger, Sam Redenbarger, Tim Redenbarger, Andrew Redenbarger, Julie Polito, Elizabeth Stelle, Trenton Schultz, Laura John-Mora, Richard Cornforth, Jennifer Cook, Melissa Neglia, Christopher Anderson, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, two sisters, Clara McCool, Lawrenceburg, and Sister Rose Ann Born, Louisville.
Services will be at the Annunciation Catholic Church, at 11 a.m., Wednesday, with Fr. Dom Chukwudi officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.
Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m., with rosary beginning at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Annunciation Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
To light a candle in her memory, visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com.