Cindy Lou Poliska, age 70, was called home on Wednesday April 10, 2024. She was born on June 3, 1953, in Wyandotte Michigan to Robert Darling and Elsie Darling Garrison. She was married to Troy Hammer of Washington, Utah on November 20, 2023.

Cindy grew up in Lincoln Park Michigan where she graduated from high school. She married and had 3 children before moving to Ridgecrest, California in the summer of 1982, where she lived until 2003, when she moved to San Diego. Cindy worked as an aeronautical engineer with several different government contracting companies until retirement from Northrup Gruman in January of 2023. Cindy worked hard and earned a BS degree in engineering. Cindy loved traveling to see her family, gardening, and cooking.

She is survived by her husband, Troy Hammer who is currently living in Washington, Utah, Andrew (son) and Kirsten Poliska of Valley Center, California and grandchildren Rileigh and Phoenix, as well as Sarah (daughter) and Josh White of Farmington, West Virginia and grandchildren Luke, Emma, and Nora. Cindy has another grandchild Jonathan Poliska and wife Maddalyn Poliska of Ridgecrest, California and great-grandchildren Charlotte, Brindle, and Corbin. Cindy is also survived by her brother Chris Darling of Trona, California, sister Kerri Niemiec of Livonia, Michigan, and brother Tom Darling of Cumberland Rhode Island. She is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Elsie Darling of Lincoln Park, Michigan, sister Susan Kletka, and brother John Darling.

Funeral services will be Friday April 19, 2024, at 11:00 am at Spilsbury Mortuary 110 S. Bluff Street, Saint George, Utah 84770, with a viewing to be held Thursday April 18, 2004, from 5:00-7:00 pm as well as prior to services on Friday April 19, 2024, from 9:30-10:30 am at Spilsbury Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Troy Hammer and family.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. 435-673-2454.

Friends and family are invited to sign Cindy’s online guest book at


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Spilsbury Mortuary
110 S Bluff St
St. George, UT

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Apr 16, 2024

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