Mary Virginia Barger Rogers Puskarich, age 90 of Piedmont went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in her home surrounded by her family.
She was born July 15, 1922 in Moorefield Township. Mary was the daughter of the late William Isaac Barger and Cecil May Fulton Barger.
Mary was preceded in death by her first husband of 10 years, Willard Rogers who died Oct. 8, 1948 and her second husband of 55 years, Frank Puskarich, Jr. who died March 3, 2009. Frank and Mary were married Sept. 11, 1953. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jay Rogers; two daughters-in-law, Carol Rogers and Mary Lou Rogers; two sisters: Nellie Rogers and Alta Barrett; and a brother, Ralph Barger.
Friends will be received at Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Rankin United Methodist Church, near Cadiz with Pastor Charles Mehl officiating. Burial will follow in the Rankin Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s memory to the Rankin United Methodist Church, in care of Lori Milleson, Treasurer, 33425 Belmont Ridge Road, Piedmont, Ohio 43983 or Harrison County Community Fund, in care of Mike Sliva, PNC Bank, 235 S Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.