Mary Stutz, 98, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mary was retired from 40 years of service at Memorial Hospital as a volunteer and an employee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Melvill Stutz; parents, Henry and Daisy Neff; brother, Charles Neff; sister, Catherine Hale; and grandson, Kevin Baumann. Survivors are her children, Eugene (Evelyn) Stutz, Carol (Edward) Baumann and Charles Stutz; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. today, Jan. 18, 2014, at the funeral home, where a Prayer Service will follow at 4 p.m. with Father Mike Creson officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Florida beach she loved. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The family would like to give a special thanks to the wonderful staff at Southern Heritage Assisted Living. Please share your condolences at chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.