Pauline F. Smuckler

February 9, 1935 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 84)


Pauline Frances Smuckler, age 84, of Canton, passed away Friday morning January 31, 2020. She was born February 9, 1935 in Canton to the late Nicholas and Helen (Popko) Jhona and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1953. She had been an executive secretary at Key Bank for many years. Pauline was a member of Temple Israel, Sisterhood, Hadassah, and was a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Following retirement she volunteered with Ohio Reads as a tutor in Plain Local Schools.

Preceded in death by husband Allen Smuckler January 27, 2012; and sister Rae (Simon) Banda.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Denise and Steve Nielsen, Debbie and Michael Spetich; grandchildren Eric Nielsen, Heather Nielsen and Melissa Spetich; sisters Yvonne (Jim) Burkart; brother Paul (Becky) Jhona; sister-in-law Harlene Smuckler; and nieces and nephews.

The family expresses heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the staff and caregivers at The Inn at Whitewood Village for their wonderful care.

A graveside service will be Tuesday 11:00 AM at North Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi John Spitzer and Rabbi Jon Adland officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association 70 West Streetsboro St. Suite 201. Hudson, Ohio 44236 or Jewish Family Services 432 30th Street, Canton, Ohio 44709

The family will observe Shiva at Temple Israel on Tuesday from 6-8:00 PM.


Graveside Service
February 4, 2020

11:00 AM
North Lawn Cemetery
4927 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709


Jewish Family Services
432 30th St NW, Canton OH 44709

Alzheimers Association
70 West Streetsboro St. Suite 201, Hudson OH 44236

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