Margaret E. Kolar

February 10, 1929 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 93)


Margaret Elaine (Skvarka) Kolar, 93, of Garfield Heights, OH passed away March 5, 2022. She was the loving wife for 69 years of John Kolar (deceased). She was born February 10, 1929 in Neffs, OH the daughter of Paul and Anna (Chovancak) Skvarka. Her family moved from Neffs, OH to Benwood, WV where several members still live.
In 1953, John and Marge moved to Garfield Heights, OH where they become members of St. Therese Church. They raised three children Cynthia (Joseph) Ferenczy of Mayfield Heights, Joyce (George) Paytas of Lakewood and Bryan (Pam, deceased) of Independence. Marge was a devoted loving grandmother to John (Anita) Ferenczy, Patrick (Michell) Ferenczy, Jody (George) Read, Christopher (Julie) Paytas, Jeremy (Jennifer) Paytas, Addison Kolar, and Brayden Kolar. She especially enjoyed watching her 11 great grandchildren grow up. Marge was step grandmother of Kathy Gober (Al), Laura Rypinski (Paul) and Joe Ferenczy (Nicole).
Marge grew up in a large family of nine siblings. Surviving are Henry (Mardena) Skvarka of Maricopa, AZ; Martha Starkey of Benwood, WV and Robert Skvarka of Benwood, WV. Deceased are Albert Skvarka of Greece; Paul Skvarka of San Antonio, TX; Frank Skvarka of Akron, OH; Jospehine Skvarka of Benwood, WV; and Teresa Jafrate of Bethlehem, WV.
Marge was a member of St. Therese Seniors and the Cleveland Polka Association. She enjoyed polkas, reading, and corresponding with relatives and friends. She was the "glue" of the Skvarka and Kolar families never forgetting a birthday or anniversary.
Family and friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME (AT VODRAZKA FUNERAL HOME), 6505 BRECKSVILLE, RD, INDEPENDENCE FOR VISITATION THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2022 FROM 4-8PM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday, March 11 at 10:15am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Therese Church at 11:00am. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at

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March 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Golubski Deliberato Funeral Home (at Vodrazka Funeral Home)
6505 Brecksville Rd.
Independence, OH 44131

Mass of Christian Burial
March 11, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Therese Church
5276 E 105th St
Garfield Heights, OH 44125

March 11, 2022

Holy Cross Cemetery
14609 Brookpark Rd.
Brookpark, OH 44142

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