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Mary LaVerne (Garden) Polack

August 25, 1921 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 99)


Mary LaVerne (Garden) Polack

LaVerne was born August 25, 1921 to David Nelson & Agnes (Hosenfeld) Garden in Martin’s Ferry, Ohio. She attended Martin’s Ferry HS and married Joseph M Polack, who she met at an USO event. She raised 3 sons and was a dedicated housewife, she was always very active and had many interests. Including bowling, square dancing, camping, cards, reading and traveling. She was a devoted Catholic and participated in many church activities.

She is survived by Sons, Joseph (Jean), Gary (Karen W), and Nelson (Cindy); Grandchildren, Ryan (Anna), Matt (Ave), Cody (Claire), Evan and Evelyn; 5 Great grandchildren, and 2 Great great grandchildren.

Calling hours will be Sunday, October 18 from 2-4pm at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Funeral Mass will be Monday, October 19 at 11 am at St Patrick’s Church, with burial to follow at Standing Rock Cemetery. Memorials can be made to St Patrick’s School Endowment Fund, 127 Portage St., Kent, OH 44240 or Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.


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October 18, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

Funeral Mass
October 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint Patrick Catholic Church< (Depeyster Street, Kent)

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