Mary Poltz

Obituary of Mary Irene Poltz

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Mary I. Poltz, 80, of Afton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at her home surrounded by family. She was born on July 31, 1941 in Afton, daughter of the late Sanford and Iva (Frendendburgh) Barnard. She was married to Richard T. Poltz on October 4, 1958, a union that lasted 60 years before he predeceased her in March 2019. Mary owned Poltz Home for Adults in Afton for 16 years and was co-owner of Dick's Shoe Store. She is survived by: Son, James Poltz of Afton; daughter, Kathie Jo Merrill (Todd Shaw) of Afton; grandchildren: William (Kathryn) Harmon, Cassie (Dennis) Stewart, Scott Merrill and Ryan Merrill; and great-grandchildren, Madicine Kern and Rowan Sprague. As well as Sisters-in-law – Judy and Bob Frank, Dixie and Bob Pflug In addition to her beloved husband, Mary was predeceased by her siblings: Robert, Bill and Horance Barnard, Polly Fletcher, Ruth Gunther, Etta Mae Norma, Marian Gladys and Alice Sines. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place in Eastside Cemetery, Afton. The family wishes to thank all the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mary's memory may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Share condolences with the family online at www.landersfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.
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