May 19, 2017

M. Jean Stroh

M. Jean Stroh, 92, of Pataskala, Ohio, and formerly of Saint Marys and Lucas, Ohio, died May 18, 2017.  She was born June 27, 1924, in Lima, the daughter of Albert and Opal (Price) Newcomb.  She married Roland W. Stroh on June 22, 1946; he preceded her in death on June 19, 1995.  She is survived by her children: Elaine (Gene) Anderson of Pataskala, Ohio; Gary (Mary Jane Mamola) Stroh of Boulder, Colorado.  She is survived by her grandchildren: Heidi (K.C.) Hickman of Aubrery, Texas; Sherri (Jeff) Elliott of Columbus, Ohio; Gina (fiance Chris Tobias) Anderson of Columbus; by 7 great-grandchildren and by 7 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a cousin, Kay Newcomb of Granville, Ohio.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; by a grandson, Michael Hartnagle; by a cousin, James Price.  Jean was a 1942 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School, and a 1946 graduate of Miami University, with a degree in music education. She was a retired teacher, who had taught in the Saint Marys City School District, Marion Local School District and Neptune Local School. She later owned and operated the Lucas Furniture Store in Lucas, Ohio and Mansfield, Ohio.  While living in Saint Marys, Jean was the Youth Choir Director at the Wayne Street United Methodist Church, a role she held for 20 years. She was a 60 year member of Order of Eastern Star #119, Saint Marys, and she was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mansfield.  Funeral rites will be held 1:30 P.M. Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, Saint Marys. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys.  Friends may call from 2-7 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.   Condolences may be sent to Jean’s family via

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