Opal McBride

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FOSTORIA — Opal Pauline "Polly" McBride, 97, of Fostoria passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria.

She was born on April 15, 1916, to the late Charles and Maggie (Bailey) Snyder in Lima. She married Walter W. Meyers and he preceded her in death. She later married Victor N. Dunn and he died in 1983. She moved from Findlay to Florida and there she married William McBride. He is also deceased.

Pauline is survived by her son, Arthur (Nancy) Meyers of Tiffin; daughter Pamela (Ron Taylor) Young of Findlay, son-in-law Dennis (Sharon) Gershutz of Toledo. She is also survived by her sister Belva (Clarence) Weeks of Hilliard, step-son Tom (Connie) Dunn, step-sons Pat and Mickey McBride and step-daughter Susan (Michael) Borek, seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Melonie Gerschutz and grandson Mark Gerschutz.

Polly worked at Osterman Jewelers in Findlay for many years. She was a member of the Ladies Elks Lodge # 1557 in New Smyrna Beach, FL. She was also a member of the South Daytona Christian Church and First Christian Church, Findlay. Polly loved playing bingo and cards.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Paul Myers officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. Burial will follow in Lafayette Cemetery, Allen County, OH.

Memorials may be made to the and/or Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

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Published in The Lima News from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2014
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