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Pauline E. “Polly” Portzline, 92, of Mifflintown, passed away at 10:47 PM on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Nancy, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on January 31, 1927 in Lewistown, Mifflin County she is a daughter of the late Cloyd E. and Ella N. (Hartman) Dolin.
On July 26, 1946, she was married to her late husband, James W. “Jim” Portzline with whom she was blessed to share nearly 50 years of marriage before his passing on April 10, 1996.
She is survived by: her children, Gary L. Portzline and wife Shirley of Albuquerque, NM, Nancy S. Lebkicher and husband John of Mifflintown, Carl C. Portzline and wife Vini of Harrisburg, and Ann L. Ford and husband Jerold of Lewistown; six grandchildren, Brenda Newell and husband Tom, James Portzline and wife Barbara, Michael Lebkicher, Eliza Arentz and husband Brian, Rachael Henry and husband Scott, and Nathaniel Shellenberger and wife Susan; nine great grandchildren, Sydney and Ezra Newell, Soren and Raven Portzline, Dorian Lebkicher, Livia and Emma Arentz, Morgan Henry, and Ethan Shellenberger.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Vincent Carl Portzline and two brothers, Ted E. Dolin and Robert E. Dolin making her the last of her generation.
Polly was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who cherished being a homemaker.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019 from the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown with Pastor Terry Smith officiating. Interment will be private at Adams Cemetery, Mifflintown.
The family will provide all funeral flowers and kindly ask that memorial donations be made in Mrs. Portzline’s memory to the Juniata County Library, 498 Jefferson St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.