Verna M. Magyar, 84, of Bellevue passed into the loving arms of Jesus at the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, Ohio on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
She was born in Lorain, Ohio in 1936 to Victoria and William Biro.
She married William M. Magyar of Lorain, Ohio in 1953. She was a loving mother of 9 children who stayed home to raise them before going to work when her youngest child, Karen, entered Kindergarten in 1972. She worked at the GE Lamp Plant until its closing, then at VanDresser in Norwalk until its closing, and retired from Epic Technologies in Norwalk, Ohio in 1995. In addition, she volunteered many years for Stein Hospice in Sandusky. Verna enjoyed cooking old family Hungarian recipes as well as trying a new recipe every week from the Taste of Home Cookbook. She enjoyed making quilts in her retirement years as well as going to a monthly luncheon in the Cleveland area with her sisters, cousins, and daughters.
She is survived by her children: William (Val) Magyar or Bellevue; Mary Magyar of Bellevue; Verna (Lew) Bunch of Stafford, VA; Theresa (Dave) Cline of Lexington, OH; Karen (Doug) Lumsden of Canfield, OH; daughter-in-law, Becky Magyar of Norwalk; and sisters: Irene (Bernie) Edenfield of Savannah, GA; Kathy (Gene) Traxler of Columbia Station, OH; Pat (Dave) Smith of Jacksonville, TX; Vickie Barton of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Barbara Biro of Avon Lake, OH; brother-in-law, John Smith of Sheffield Lake, OH; sister-in-law Mary Ann Pliszka of Warren, OH; brother-in-law Joseph Magyar of Orlando, FL.. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Bill; her sons John Magyar; Michael Magyar and wife Sandy; Richard Magyar; her daughter Harriet Connelly; grandson William Joseph Magyar; and siblings Sonny Biro and Carol Smith.
Due to COVID 19, no visitation will be held. A private Catholic Mass will be held 11:00am Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Immaculate Conception Church in Bellevue, Ohio with Rev. Kyle Gase officiating. Burial to follow in Bellevue St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Verna’s name to the wonderful caring workers of Stein Hospice, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44879 or to Immaculate Conception School, 304 Broad Street, Bellevue, OH 44811.