YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Maria Teutsch Remner-Stacey, 79, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, January 23, 2021 with her three children by her side.
She was born on August 2, 1941 in Waltersdorf, Transylvania, Romania, as the daughter of Martin and Maria Pfingstgraef Teutsch. Her family was expelled to Austria in 1944. In 1950 the family emigrated to Youngstown.
Maria graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1959.
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She worked for 33 years in various social security positions and retired in December 2000 as Claims Adjuster.
She was a member of the Old North Church and a former member of the Martin Luther Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School and Summer Bible School.
She was a member of the Saxon Club in Austintown and volunteered at Akron Children’s Hospital.
She is survived by her three children Stephen (Kelly) Remner from Macomb, Michigan, Eric (Maryann) Remner from Strongsville, and Christine (Marshall) Rupert from Canfield. Grandchildren, Justin, Lucas and Micaela Remner, Taylor (fiance, Joe Johnson) Remner and Ashley and Addison Rupert; Stiefenkel, Ryder, and Brody Hyduk; Stepchildren, John Stacey (Connie Carpenter), Chris Pruitt (Chris) and Karen (David Clayton) and stepchildren, Jessica, Grace, Jack and Christian
She is also survived by her brothers Martin (Mary) Teutsch from Aylmer, Ontario and Michael (Margaret) Teutsch from Canfield and her sister Katharina Paparone from Medford, New Jersey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Thomas Remner, whom she married on September 18, 1965, and who died on July 27, 2001, and her second husband, John Benyo Stacey, whom she married on October 28, 2006 and who died on October 17, 2013; two little sisters and two brothers-in-law, Edward Raiger and Samuel Paparone.
Maria enjoyed camping and boating with Tom and her children, traveling with her sister Kitti, and entertaining friends and family with John. Mary leaves the legacy of a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who has maintained balance and strong faith in the Lord no matter what trials she faced. She will be missed very much.
Her memorial service will be celebrated at 12 noon on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Old North Church, where her family will receive visitors an hour before 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The internment takes place in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Maria asked for contributions to the Old North Church (Canfield) or the Saxon Club (Meridian Road in Austintown).
Arrangements of Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home.
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