Mary Ellen (Roche) Poth
Mary Ellen Poth entered eternal rest on July 29. She was 79 years old. Mary Ellen was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the late Dr. William D. and Eleanor M. (Brewin) Roche. She grew up in Marlborough and was a member of the St. Anne’s Academy Class of 1959. In 1963, Mary Ellen graduated from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., with a degree in economics. She met her future husband James L. Poth, Jr., in 1960 while she was a student at Trinity, and they were married in June 1963 in Marlborough.
Mary Ellen is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dr. James L. Poth, Jr., and her two children, Jennifer Poth, who currently lives in Eureka, Montana, and James Poth, III, who lives in Coto de Caza, California, with his wife Tara. Mary Ellen is also survived by four grandchildren, David Poth of San Jose, California, Austin Haas of Eureka, Montana, and Meghan and Fiona Poth of Coto de Caza, and by two great-grandchildren, Guillermo and Gabriela Poth, who live in San Jose.