Mary Jane (Banks) Sacco, 96, of Belton, Texas, formerly of Salem, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 13, 2019.
She was born on May 26, 1922, in Dover, Ohio, the daughter of the late Matthew and Bessie Jane (Roberts) Banks.
She attended a two room schoolhouse in Somerdale and graduated from Dover High School in 1940. She graduated from beauty college during WWII.
Mary Jane married her high school sweetheart, Benny Sacco on September 7,1943.
Mary Jane bought a beauty shop in Dover and operated it until they moved to Mogadore, Ohio. She then devoted her time and talents to raising her children, participation and leadership in United Methodist Women groups, award winning member of the Garden Club, Cub Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, and an ability to make a home beautiful as a helpmate to her husband.
Mary Jane and Ben also lived in Canton, Pennsylvania, then moved to Salem, Ohio in 1966. Mary Jane moved to Belton, Texas in 1997.
She is survived by her children, Jeffery Sacco of Belton, Texas, Stephen (Julie) Sacco of Salem, Ohio and Sheila (Richard) Weaver of Belton, Texas; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benny Sacco and her sisters, Marjorie Ehlers, Flora Lee Welsh and Bessie Ann Tate.
A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Belton, Texas. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Green Lawn Cemetery, Sandyville, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary, 1859 Depot Road, Salem, OH 44460.
Arrangements were by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.