Date of Death: June 12, 2021

Service Details

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Three Rivers. A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m. at the church.

Obituary Notice

Mary “Molly” Roth, 80, of Three Rivers, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021. Molly was born in Constantine, Michigan, the daughter of Dr. Raymond and Mary Zimont.

She was active in the Girl Scouts as a Curved Bar recipient, National Girl Scout Roundup attendee, and camp counselor at Camp Fort Hill. She graduated from Constantine High School and the University of Michigan with a teaching degree.

She married Howard Roth on July 20, 1963 and they have three children, Mark Roth, Matthew (Amy) Roth and Melissa Roth. Molly was a teacher in Constantine for sixteen years, an adult education math teacher in Three Rivers and a substitute teacher in St. Joseph County for several years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers and was the first woman deacon. She especially enjoyed swimming, sailing, canoeing, ice-skating, and life with her family and friends at Fishers Lake.

Additional Information

In lieu of flowers, donations in Molly’s memory may be directed to Constantine Area Community Foundation or the Three Rivers Promise. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of her arrangements.

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  1. Dear Howard and family, Jerry and I are both very sad to learn of Molly’s passing. She was always the sweetest and most caring person. We enjoyed years of fellowship with you at the church and treasure those memories. I pray that your years with her bring you many, many wonderful memories as you feel her loss. God Bless.

  2. What a beautiful example of positivity. Molly always had a way of changing the conversation from negative to positive. Her smile is a true example of how much she enjoyed talking to her peers. “Death ends a life; Not a relationship.” Dr. Seuss.

  3. Uncle Howard & family, so sorry to hear about Aunt Molly. She was a kind and beautiful lady, she will be missed. I remember spending time with you at the lake, such fun! You all are in my thoughts ❤️

  4. So glad I got to spend some time with her recently and we did a lot of catching up. So sorry for the family during this time hold onto each other. Thoughts are with you Mary Kay Todd

  5. My sincerest condolences to the family. I enjoyed corresponding with Molly…I’m the secretary if Constantine High School’s alumni assn. Her brother Dr. Charles Zimont passed recently also…..

  6. Dear Amy, Matt and Howard, one can not express how saddened we were to learn of Molly’s passing. I do not know a more kinder, genuine lady in the world. The world lost a very special person.. I always will remember her walk everyday to the end of the dock to take the lake temperature. May peace be with you and your loved ones in the coming days. Love your neighbors Kathy and Don.

    • I was shocked and sad to hear of Molly’s death. She was one of the nicest people I have ever known. Molly and I were members of the Three Rivers book club. She always had interesting insights to the books we were reading. She often used her years teaching to provide examples of experiences she had. Molly will be deeply missed. Prayers for comfort for your family. RIP Molly.

  7. Dear Uncle Howard and family, so sorry to hear of Aunt Molly passing. As I have talked with other family members we expressed our sadness we will no longer see her smiling face and hear her kind words, she is missed by all of us, and all who knew her. I pray all the kind words of comfort you have given others at the time of loss, will now come back to comfort you and your family. As I close my eyes and picture her sweet smile in my mind, I can see her singing with the angels now and forever. May Peace be with you until you gather together in heaven.

    • Howard and family . Maggie and I are so saddened of hearing the passing of Molly . She will be very much missed. We are sending Prayers your way . You and your family are very much in our thoughts

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