Ramona C. (Maramba) Polen

Born: Thu., Jan. 3, 1946
Died: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 04, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 05, 2018
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 05, 2018
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM, Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Mother of Sorrows Church

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Mother of Sorrows Church

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Ramona Crispina Maramba Polen, 72, of Murrysville passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  Wife of the late James Peter Polen, daughter of the late Helen and Jan Maramba and sister of the late Daniel Maramba.  Ramona is survived by a daughter, Rachelle McMaster, son-in-law Jamie McMaster, and grandchildren, Madison, Daniel, and Mia of Murrysville.  She is also survived by a sister, Doreen Kruth, brother-in-law, Robert Kruth and nieces; Candice, Nicole and Angelica, as well as numerous cousins.  Ramona was a graduate of Munhall High School and was employed as an administrative assistant at Mesta Machine Company and Federal Pacific Electric.  Together with her husband, she served in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Small Aircraft Association.  She received an Associate Degree in Performing Arts from CCAC and went on to perform at Sherwood Forest Summer Theater.  She took psychology classes at the University of Pittsburgh and watercolor classes at Oxford University.  Ramona was a member of the Watercolor Society of Pittsburgh where she served as Awards Chair.  She received many Judges Awards and Best of Show for her brilliant watercolor flowers.  Her achievements culminated in a one-woman-show at the Monroeville Library.  Throughout her life, Ramona pursued her passion for travel, sunshine and giving back to her community through volunteering with the Murrysville Women’s Club and the Ministry of Consolation at the Mother of Sorrows Parish.  She was devoted to her daughter and grandchildren and she was beloved by her family and many dear friends.  Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the Hart Funeral Home Inc., Murrysville.  Additional visitation 9-9:45 a.m. Monday at the Mother of Sorrows Church, Murrysville with a funeral mass at 10 a.m.  Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Pittsburgh Hospital Foundation at 4401 Penn Ave, Central Plant 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.  Please state gift in memory of Ramona Polen for Pediatrics Cancer Research.  www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com

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Barbara Lyskava
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Ramona
was special and she loved her grandchildren.

Ernest Papay
   Posted Wed August 15, 2018
Heard about this just now. Sorry very sorry. Ramona was one of my piano students several years ago and loved music.

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