A card shower is planned for Mary E. Ervin, Strasburg, formerly of Newcomerstown, who will celebrate her 80th birthday Feb. 23.

Mary was born in 1930 att Chili in Coshocton County to the late John H. Lower and the late Margaret Hart Lower Jones. She graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1948. On June 25, 1949, she married E. Virgil Ervin, who died June 14, 1991.

Her children are Kathy (Al) Osler of Strasburg and Dennis (Diane) Ervin of Shelby. Five grandsons and three great-grandchildren complete the family.

Mary spends her winters in Florida. Cards may be sent to her at 410 Dawn St., Lakeland, FL 33815.