Panoz, Marcia Ann (Dayton)

Friday, December 8, 2017
Marcia Panoz
Marcia Panoz

Marcia Ann Panoz,  71, of Dayton, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, December 6, 2017, at her home.

Marcia was born July 11, 1946, in Chicago, the daughter of the late John and Irene (Iwancio) Racz.
She had been a resident of Hartsville, S.C. from 1981 until 1992 at which time she moved to Dayton.

While living in Hartsville, Marcia was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and since living in Dayton she was a member of St. Bridget Catholic Church. 

Marcia is survived by her husband of 51 years, Roger Panoz of Dayton, her two daughters, Tina Marie Panoz and Toni Panoz (Mike) Martin, her son, Dominick (Velvet) Panoz, all of Hartsville, SC. She is also survived by her five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and her brother, John (Judy) Racz of Lawrenceburg, IN.

The funeral Mass for Marcia will be said Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Bridget Catholic Church with Reverend Fr. Sam Sturm as celebrant. Entombment will be in Westview Memorial Park Mausoleum in Hartsville, SC. 

Please share your memories of Marcia on her online guest register at

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, where they will receive friends Friday after 5 p.m..

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