Marjorie Taft Sunbury, 73, passed away on July 2, 2019 at Cortland Care Center following a long 16-year battle with polycystic kidney disease. She was born in Warren on October 17, 1945 the daughter of Francis & Hazel (Smallsreed) Taft.
Marjorie graduated from Windham High School and Bowling Green State University, before teaching in the Kenston School System in Geauga County.
Marjorie always had a lifelong love of farming. After marrying Jim Sunbury, she moved to Johnston. Together, they ran a successful dairy farm (Von-Sun) for many years.
Marjorie is survived by her husband of 45 years, James Sunbury; her sister-in-law Ann Taft; her nephew Rob (Conni) Taft; her nieces Julie Taft (Chuck) Heasley and Briana Logan Zwieg as well as several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Robert A. Taft.
Visitation for Marjorie will be held on Friday July 5, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, Cortland. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday July 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Johnston Federated United Methodist Church; 6252 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Johnston, OH 44417 where the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to PKD Foundation (Polycystic Kidney Disease) 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Ste. 220, Kansas City, MO 64131.