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Mary Louise (Kolar) Pastre

March 11, 1940 ~ June 20, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Mary Louise (Kolar) Pastre, 83, of Dillonvale, OH, passed away Tuesday June 20, 2023, in the Valley Hospice Care Center in Steubenville, OH.


Louise was born on March 11, 1940, in Piney Fork, OH, daughter of the late John and Frances (Neubert) Kolar.


Louise retired from Buckeye Local Schools after 34 years of service as head cook. She was a member of St. Adalbert Roman Catholic Church in Dillonvale.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Pastre, Sr. in 2013, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lillian (John) Little and Marie (Phillip) Foltin.


Surviving are her three sons, John R. and wife Susan Pastre, Jr. of IN, David Pastre of Piedmont, OH and Mark and husband Darwin of Columbus, OH; two grandsons, Tony (Alex) Pastre and Joey (Eden) Pastre both of Fort Wayne, IN, and 4 great-grandchildren.


Louise’s wishes were to be cremated, with no services observed.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: National Breast Cancer Foundation at or the American Kidney Foundation at


Arrangements are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Smithfield, OH.



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