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Archive for June, 2010

’88 Julie Molnar Harley

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 8, 2010

I am stay-at-home mom to Zoe 6 and Ruby 5.  I was a teacher at OLPH until my husband, Ben started his own  screenprinting business.  Ruby was born with Spina Bifida and was diagnosed with  Autism just after her second birthday.  Most of my days are dedicated to her care, therapy, and doctor’s appointments. 

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’72 Bonnie, ’71 Becky Czarnecki’s mother passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 7, 2010

Pauline A. (Polly) CZARNECKI

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CZARNECKI Pauline (Polly) A. Feb. 9, 1931 ~ May 18, 2010 Polly Czarnecki went to be with the angels on May 18, 2010. Polly was born February 9, 1931, in Toledo, Ohio, where she attended Libbey High School. She went to work for Gulf Oil Co. where she met her future husband, Eugene (Gene). They were married November, 1952. They lived in Toledo, raising their daughters, Becky and Bonnie, until March, 1958, when they moved to Fremont, Ohio, where they resided until January, 1970. During their years in Fremont, Polly was very active in the Fremont Community Theatre, where her talents as a seamstress flourished. She made costumes for “My Fair Lady”, “The Music Man” and “The Sound of Music” to name a few of the productions she worked on. Her skills with a needle were truly amazing! She worked for many years at Sally’s Fabric Store, sharing her knowledge and love of sewing with her customers. They moved in 1970 to Perrysburg, Ohio. Polly went to work for Lucas County Welfare Department, where she was employed until 1990, retiring for health reasons. Polly loved to spend time with friends. Her creative side led her to create decorative Christmas balls which she then gave to friends. Over the last two decades, her health continued to decline, but her spirit and faith stayed strong to the end. She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Almquist (Ted) of Seattle, WA and Roberta Czarnecki of Perrysburg, OH. She was preceded in death by daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Czarnecki; mother, Margaret P. Beach; stepfather, Orville C. Beach; brother, Thomas Beach and his wife, Marleen Beach; brother, Albert Beach and half sister, Clarice Nofziger. A Mass to celebrate Polly’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 6149 Hill Ave., Toledo, OH. Memorial/visitation will be at 10:00 AM, followed by Mass at 11:00 AM. The family will receive relatives and friends at The Waterford, 4855 Angola Rd., Toledo, OH, Clubhouse #2 (at the back of the complex) from 12 noon until 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, Heartland Hospice, the charity of your choice, or donations may be made to offset funeral expenses. Her daughter, Bonnie, would like to express her sincere thanks to the kind and caring people of Heartland Hospice for all of the help and support during these past few weeks. Blanchard – Strabler Funeral Home (419-269-1111). Online condolences:

Published in Toledo Blade on May 30, 2010

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’72 Sally Messinger Carney – Husband passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 7, 2010

Douglas Neil CARNEY

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CARNEY Douglas Neil Douglas Neil Carney, age 56, passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2010, in his Whitehouse, Ohio home. He was born March 6th, 1954 in Toledo, Ohio to John and Clara Carney. He attended St. Francis high school, and graduated from the University of Toledo with degrees in business and computer sciences. Douglas was the director of Management Information Systems at The Toledo Hospital for a short time before moving to Chico, CA to work as the Chief Information Officer and vice president for Enloe Medical Center. In his free time, he loved golfing, the outdoors, and most of all he loved his family. Douglas is survived by his wife, Sally; children, Jennifer (Robert) Shiekh, Adam and Nicholas Carney, and his grandchildren, Robbie, Connor and Madeline Shiekh, Alexis Deitzel and Branden Carney. His sisters, Marcia Street and Debra Carney; nephew, Dorian Thornbury; father-in-law, Joseph Messinger also survive. Douglas was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law, Loretta Messinger. The family will receive friends at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., on Thursday, April 22, 2010 starting at 9:30 a.m. until the time of memorial services at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations can take the form of contributions to the Hickman Cancer Center at Flower Hospital. The Coyle Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Please view and sign our online guest register at:

Published in Toledo Blade on April 18, 2010

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’81 Mary Anne Adams Sickler passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 4, 2010

SICKLER Mary Anne (Adams) Mary Anne (Adams) Sickler, age 47, of Barberton, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday morning, May 22nd, 2010. at the Cleveland Veterans Hospital. Mary Anne was born in Fargo N. Dakota February 4th, 1963. Mary Anne graduated from Mc Cauley High School in 1981 going on to serve 4 years in the United States Army where she married Richard Sickler. Mary Anne is survived by daughter, Jennifer; sons, Richard (Nicole), and Steven; parents, Betty and Dale Adams; sister, Christine Williams and brother, John Adams. Services will be private.

Published in Toledo Blade on May 30, 2010

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’69 Debra Pezzin

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 3, 2010

Greetings to All!!

I have recently moved back to the Toledo, Oh area after living in Florida for the last 5 yrs. My mother passed away and I just wanted to come home and be near my children. I had a wonderful 5 yrs. with my mom. I loved the time we had together.

I have taken a job with Welcome Wagon as their NW OHio rep. I’m selling direct mail advertising and loving it.

My best to all.


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