BARBERTON---Mary C. Poje, 96, passed away February 4, 2019 at her residence.
Mary was born in Barberton where she was a life resident and retired from JcPenney at Rolling Acres after 27 years. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, S.N.P.J Lodge #626, K.S.K.J. #111, Slovene Pensioners Club, lifetime member of Domovina Lodge and a volunteer at Prince of Peace. Mary was also named the NCCW-Woman of the year in 1999.
Preceded in death by her husband Joseph; son Richard; sisters Helen Zagar and Anne Cox; and brother Frank Zagar. She is survived by her sister Frances Boley; sister-in-law Ann Zagar; and 6 nieces, 5 nephews and many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1263 Shannon Ave., Norton. Fr. Robert Jackson celebrant. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling Hours Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit www.silva-hostetler.com (330-825-8700)