Hazel “Polly” Eichinger passed away peacefully at Overbrook Center on August 17, 2012. She was born June 22, 1914, daughter of the late Arthur and Bertha Hysell. “Polly” was a homemaker and volunteered in many years at the Senior Citizens Center in Pomeroy. She was a faithful member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church, and was a member of Pomeroy Chapter 186 Order of Eastern Star.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Allen Eichinger; son, Max Eichinger; sister, Agnes McGhee; and brothers, Byron and Cecil Hysell.
“Maw-Maw” loved her family with all of her heart and soul, and was so proud of each and every one. The memories of love and laughter spent in her home on Mulberry Heights are treasured gifts we will all carry with us. Her family extends heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Overbrook for the excellent, loving care given to our precious Maw-Maw over the last year and a half.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Gerald Kelly; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and June Eichinger; daughter-in-law, Judy Reiber, all of Pomeroy; grandchildren, Dennis (Mary) Kelly, Darla (Doug) Staats, Paula (Chuck) Clark, Denise (Richard) Mora, Scott (B.J.) Eichinger, Tammy (Todd) Nibert, Becky (Bobby) Frank, Max, Jr. (Tamela) Eichinger; 10 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Brian Dunham officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, at the funeral home with an Eastern Star service at 7:45 p.m.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.