Mary H. Cash Kral

Mary H. Cash Kral, 89, formerly of Fredonia, N.Y. passed away Sept. 14, 2020, at the Grand Villa Assisted Living Facility in New Port Richey, Fla.

Mary was born July 11, 1931, to Mildred and Gyp Payton of Augusta, Ga. In 1950, she met and married James J. Cash Sr. who at the time was enlisted in the US Military. He later went on to serve his country in the Korean War. They were happily married for many years and resided in Fredonia, N.Y., until his death in 1986.

Mary relocated to Florida in 1988, where she married the late Charles Kral.

Mary and James were loving parents of four children: Deborah Meister of New Port Richey, Fla., James Cash Jr. of Port Richey, Fla., Janie (Martin) Ball of Dunkirk, N.Y., and Sister Audrey Abbata of Girard, Ohio. Mary was blessed with seven grandchildren: Stephanie Meister of Townsend, Del., Melissa Meister of Lakeland, Fla., Heather (Frank) Curtin of Frederick, Md, Justin (Tiffany) Ball of Indian Land, S.C., Heidi (David) Ibach of Mooresville, N.C., and Dakota and Jordan Cash of New Port Richey, Fla. She also had five great-grandchildren: Avery, Adrienne, Ava, Nolan,and Taren. Mary is survived by one sister, Betty Becker of New Port Richey, Fla., as well as many nieces and nephews in Georgia and Ohio.

Mary was employed at Tops Supermarkets in Fredonia for many years. She was well-known for her famous homemade pizzas which she made for local youth dances held at St. Anthony’s Church hall in Fredonia. Mary and James along with their children spent many memorable summers at their cottage located on Chautauqua Lake in Mayville, N.Y.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers: Paul, James, Bernard and Richard; and sisters: Myrtis and Dolly of Augusta, Ga.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at 11 a.m., in the chapel at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Trinity, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gulfside Hospice, Attn: Carla Armstrong, 2061 Collier Parkway, Land O lakes, FL 34639.

Arrangement assistance made by McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home, 736 Central Ave, Dunkirk, NY 14048.