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1933 Mary 2023

Mary Helen Pompura

October 23, 1933 — October 13, 2023

BOARDMAN — Mary Helen Pompura, 89, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at Briarfield Place.

She was born Oct. 23, 1933, in Youngstown, a daughter of Thomas and Margaret Reardon McGahagan.

Mary was a graduate of Ursuline High School and dedicated her life to creating a warm and loving home for her family. She was a longtime resident of Canfield prior to moving to Briarfield. 

Mary’s kind and nurturing spirit extended beyond her own household. She found joy in volunteering at St. Dominic school as a kindergarten aid. Her passion for helping others knew no bounds as she selflessly gave her time and love to the children she worked with. Mary’s dedication to her faith was unwavering, as she was a devoted parishioner of St. Michael Church.

One of the greatest pleasures in Mary’s life was spending time with her grandchildren. She cherished every moment with them and created lasting memories through laughter, love and adventure. Mary also had a love for travel and took great delight in exploring new places with her family.

Mary Married her husband, Thomas Pompura on July 23, 1960 and he preceded her in death on September 25, 2020.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Dr. Patricia Pompura of Canfield and Mary Jo Pompura of Stow; son, Thomas Pompura Jr. of Youngstown; grandchildren, Christina, Katherine and Kelly Deal; and great-grandchildren, Jack and Jonathan Singer. 

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret (Joseph) McGlone; and brother, Thomas (Anna Marie) McGahagan. 

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. 

Prayers will begin at 915 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, at the funeral home, followed at 10 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Michael Catholic Church. 

Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.


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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home - Boardman-Canfield Chapel

3701 Starr’s Centre Drive, Canfield, OH 44406

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Michael Catholic Church

300 N Broad St, Canfield, OH 44406

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