Mary J. Maitland

November 21, 1914August 3, 2018

Mary J. Maitland formerly of Mt. Vernon, NY passed away on August 3, 2018 at the age of 103. Mary was born to Michael and Amelia (Wawrzniak) Polchinski on November 21, 1914. Mary worked as the lead fitter for a reputable fashion designer in New York. In retirement, Mary enjoyed her time spent with the Mt. Vernon Seniors. With the Seniors Mary participated in many activities including assisting grade school children with reading. Mary also stayed active by volunteering with the Mt. Vernon Police Department. She attended and supported the efforts of both Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and St. Ursula’s Church in Mt. Vernon.

Mary is survived by her loving son Gary Maitland. Mary’s nieces and nephew Pat, Karen, George (Joan Avallone) Deanne, and Megan Biglin helped care and offered support for for Mary in Croton. Lorraine Gayewski assisted her Aunt Mary while she was in Mt. Vernon and helped care for her after her move to Croton on Hudson. Mary’s is also survived by her beloved sister Cecilia Robl, residing Pennsylvania, her niece Kathy Stricklin and her family, and by her brother Matthew Polchinski of Florida.

Visitation will be held from 9:15 -10AM on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Holy Name of Mary Church, 110 Grand St., Croton on Hudson, NY. Funeral Mass will follow at 10am on Tuesday also at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson. Interment will follow at gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.



  • Visistation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 7, 2018


  • Burial Following Funeral Mass

Mary J. Maitland

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Patty Dugan,Schwab

August 6, 2018

My deepest sympathy to Patricia, Karen and George for the loss of their aunt. She was a beautiful lady and a lot of memories in my heart. She always enjoyed life and was glad to see me when I was in Croton .
She will certainly be missed. She will keep the angels laughing.

Go in peace ,Aunt Mary.

Patty D S