ROBINSON, Mary Theresa Straka, age 70, of Wellsville, Ohio, passed away suddenly Friday, July 6, 2012, at the East Liverpool City Hospital.
She was born Nov. 9, 1941, in Steubenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Kilmartin Straka.
Mary Theresa was a member of the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church of Toronto; she had attended Steubenville Catholic Central High School and was a 1960 graduate of Toronto High School. She loved being with her children, grandchildren and all of her family members.
She was retired from the Giant Eagle Grocery Store in Calcutta, Ohio
Mary Theresa was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Albert, Charles, Bernard, James, Richard and Paul Straka.
She is survived by her daughters, Janelle Koontz of Wellsville, Ohio, Karen (Brian) Brown of Auburn, Alabama, Carol (Tom) Campion of Steubenville, Ohio and Lori Robinson of the home in Wellsville, Ohio; grandchildren, Lauren and Lindsey Koontz and Chelsea, Briana and Alicia Brown; brother, William " Bucky" (Mary Catherine) Straka of Las Vegas, Nevada; her loving sister-in-law, Dolores Straka of Toronto, Ohio and her dogs Dixie and Zoe.
Friends and family will gather for visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday July 9 at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main Street, Toronto.
There will be additional visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10 at the St. Francis Catholic Church, corner of Findley St. and Euclid Ave. Toronto.
A Vigil Service will be celebrated Monday 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at the St. Francis Catholic Church 10 a.m. Tuesday with celebrant Father Thomas A. Vennitti.
Burial will follow at the Toronto Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Mary Theresa may be made to the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, 1225 N. River Ave., Toronto, OH 43964.
To sign the guest register or send condolences to the family go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com