Mary (Braxmeier) Calkins, 99, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022 at The Hudson Grande in Hudson, OH. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 14, 1922 to the late John and Marie (McConaghy) Braxmeier and grew up in New Jersey. Mary spent many years employed as a medical assistant. She was a member of the National Society of Medical Assistants and Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church in New Jersey. She was a volunteer for Hospice and the Office of the Aging in New Jersey and served as PTA President in both Port Elizabeth and Millville, NJ. Mary was always involved in her daughters’ education and what they took part in, so did she.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Ross P. Calkins and her sisters Betty and Catherine.
She leaves her daughters, Sharron Calkins and Connie Glennon-Hall (Kenwood Hall); grandchildren, Brian Glennon, Jill Glennon (Adam Dale), Keith Hall (Kelly), Kevin Hall and Jeff Hall; great grandchildren Katie Dale and Kiera Myles and her sister Theresa Capaldi.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 1:00-2:00PM at Bissler and Sons Funeral Home, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH. 44240. Funeral services will follow at 2:00PM at the funeral home with burial at Standing Rock Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in her name, to Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 142 Port Elizabeth-Cumberland Rd. Millville, NJ. 08332.
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