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BOARDMAN - Mary Ann Savon Gednetz, 89, passed away on Monday, with her family by her side, at her son’s residence in Boardman.

Born Sept. 27, 1929, in Youngstown, Mary Ann was the daughter of the late William H. and Annebelle (Furden) Byers.

 Mary Ann was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School. Prior to retirement, she worked as a supervisor for Sateri Home and Ron Joy. She was a member of the Four Mile Run Christian Church. She loved to shop, travel and spend time with her family. She was creative and enjoyed sharing her talents through her ceramics and “home decorating parties.”

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by first husband, Eugene R. Savon, whom she married Oct. 23, 1948, and who died Nov. 19, 1981, and her second husband, Paul F. Gednetz, whom she married in 1989, and who died Jan. 18, 2001; her sons, Ronald W. Savon and Raymond H. Savon; her brother, John Byers; and a sister, Matilda Childs.

Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Robert E. (Sheree) Savon of Youngstown and Richard Savon of Boardman; her grandchildren, Jennifer Latell of Boardman, Nathan (Jessica) Savon of Columbiana, Josh (Amanda) Upright of Austintown, and Jennifer Upright of Youngstown; her great-granddaughters, Riley, Mikayla, and Bree; and her daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Savon.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, Aug. 16, at Green Haven Memorial Gardens from noon to 1 p.m. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 1 p.m.

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“Hi Bob I hope everything is OK with you and your brother. I remain the last original Meridian Rd. resident. I hope Gary Ferando sees this notice and contacts you.”

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