Born May 24, 1933, in Windber, Pa., to George and Anna Checkelsky, she had been a longtime area resident.
Polly was a longtime member of the Chardon Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
She is survived by her son, Robert (Linda) of Hambden Township; her grandchildren, Seth (Lani) and Colin; and her nieces and nephews.
Polly was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; brothers, George, Mike, Jimmy, Adam, Andy, John, Joseph and Timmy; and sisters, Annie, Mary, Helen and Susie.
Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Chardon Kingdom Hall, 110 Woodiebrook Road, Chardon.
Cremation by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Chardon. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.