POPLAWSKI, Mary E., age 77, of Glen Dale died Monday, March 11, 2013 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.
She was born October 5, 1935 in Steubenville, OH, the daughter of the late Winifred and Florence Horm Higgins.
Mary was a retired nurses' aide from Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Glen Dale.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Winifred Higgins Jr., and Edward "Butch" Higgins.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Harold D. Poplawski; two sons, Harold "Dan" Poplawski of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Donald (Linda) Poplawski of Moundsville; one daughter: Donna (John) Pastorius of Wheeling; one brother, David Higgins of Paris, PA; five grandchildren, Heather (Matt) Albright of Moundsville, Donald (Kim) Poplawski of Glen Dale, Kelley Poplawski of Wheeling, Lindsey (Robert) Jesionowski of Pittsburgh, PA and Justin Pastorius of Wheeling; seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, where rosary devotions will be recited at 4 p.m. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 710 Jefferson Ave., Glen Dale with Fr. Ranjan Ekka, T.O.R. as celebrant.
Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Miracle League, c/o Easter Seals, 1305 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003; or the Marshall County Animal Shelter, RD5, Box 210, Moundsville, WV 26041.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com