WADSWORTH – Mary Ann Carver, age 74, passed away on December 30, 2020.
Born on April 13, 1946 in Wadsworth, OH to the late Louis and Mary (Bower) Poder, she was a life resident of Wadsworth. A 1964 graduate of Wadsworth High School, she retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural carrier after many years and was a member of the Rittman Community Freewill Baptist Church. Mary Ann’s greatest loves were her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and baking, spending time at the family camp in Piedmont, OH, and traveling back to West Virginia to visit.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by beloved husband, Roy “Sparky” W. Carver in November, 2020; brothers, Louis “Buddy” Poder, Jimmy (Sharon) Poder; brother-in-law, Jackie Carver; sister-in-law, Patsy Kidd; she is survived by sisters, Karen (Jim) McLaughlin, Linda (Marlin) Martin; children, Roy W. (“Rocky”) Carver Jr. (Susan), Cathy Jo Carver (Chad Andrews); grandchildren, Bryan Hathaway, Dustin Carver (Jamie), Brandyn Carver (Samantha), Justine Carver (Brett Alkyer), and Chelsea Andrews (Tyler Berenyi), Logan Andrews, and Devon Andrews; great-grandchildren, Lance, Landyn, Ellie, Kayson, Garrett, Payton, and one on the way; her niece, Lisa Poder, and several other nieces and nephews she cared for dearly; her sisters-in-law, Peggy Hodges (Tim); Arlene Carver; brothers-in-law, Mickey Carver (Carol), Larry Carver (Gloria), Kenneth Kidd; other family and friends.
Calling hours, following Covid-19 guidelines requiring facial coverings and social distancing, will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230. A private family service will be held with Pastor Glenn Griffith, officiating. Inurnment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
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