The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Obituaries

June 24, 2014

Bertha E. Pollay

SAYBROOK — Bertha Elizabeth Pollay, age 80, of Saybrook, was reunited with her loving husband, Charles, when she died unexpectedly at her home this past weekend.

Bertha was born Jan. 31, 1934, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of Oliver and Rose (Calvin) Seiple and had been an Ashtabula resident for almost 70 years.

She was a brave and simple woman who was very talented at crocheting and loved reading. However, her greatest joy in life was her family, especially taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bertha is survived by her children, Elizabeth Clay, Nancy Noce and Charles J. (Marissa) Pollay; grandchildren, Diane, Jennifer, Brian, Erin, Heather, Emily, Jacob, Amber and Benjamin; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Pollay in 2002; her parents; and three children, Michael, Leah and Mary Pollay.

A Graveside Service will be held 12 p.m., Thursday, June 26th, in Edgewood Cemetery, 4011 State Road, Ashtabula, where she will be buried in the same grave with her husband.

ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 500 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula is handling the arrangements. Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.

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