POLAND — Mary Ellen Maruschak, 75, peacefully passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 10, 2020.
Mary Ellen will be remembered for her caring smile, her acts of kindness and her friendly, yet quiet demeanor. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mary Ellen was born Oct. 22, 1944, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Neal and Olga (Strock) Shaffer.
She was a 1962 graduate of Poland Seminary High School and attended Youngstown State University. She later moved to Hilton Head, S.C. in 1988. In 1997, she and her husband returned home and have been residents of the area ever since.
In addition to being a hard-working homemaker, Mary Ellen worked as a secretary for Steel Door and AC&S until moving to Hilton Head. While living in Hilton Head, she showed her talents as an interior decorator, and upon their return, she worked alongside her husband in his doctor’s office.
Mary Ellen was a very active member of Saint James Episcopal Church in Boardman. She was proud of her…