Loretta Mae Mick Poling, 68, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life, Sunday, August 10, 2014 while camping in Dry Fork. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected.
Loretta born Sunday, July 21, 1946 in McClellandtown, PA, a daughter of the late Gordon Lawrence Mick and Faye Loretta Hall Mick. She was married to John Poling who preceded her in death.
Left to cherish Loretta’s memory are one daughter, Kimberly Ann Poling, one grandson, Joshua David Poling both of Parsons, seven siblings, Hazel Price of Bretz, Phyllis Barnhart of MN, Charles Mick and wife Dorothy of OH, Dale Mick of VA, June Evans and husband Ben of PA, John Mick of PA and Earl Mick of CO, brother in law, Robert Poling, brother in law Glenn Poling and wife Agnes, all of Parsons, Nick Monastra and wife Grace of OH and long time companion Steven Hines of Moorefiled
Preceding Loretta in death besides her parents and husband was one son Michael Allen Poling, one sister Shirley Bartholomew.
She was a graduate of the Parsons High School class of 1964. Loretta was formerly employed at Cortland Acres and more recently Granville Manor. She was also a member of the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Loretta loved reading, gardening and tending to her flowers. She also thoroughly enjoyed the great outdoors and camping. Loretta will always be remembered for being a hard worker and loved to take care of the elderly.
Loretta’s request for cremation will be honored. A memorial service is being planned and inurnment will take place in Parsons City Cemetery. The Summerfield Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Loretta Mae Mick Poling. Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.