Mary Marchuk, 94, of Butler passed away at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at the VNA Hospice in Butler.
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She was born on Dec. 21, 1919, in Curtisville, the daughter of Andrew and Mary Harkovie Hallahan.
Mary was a member of the St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church in Lyndora. She was a member of the Woman's Guild there for several years.
She married John Marchuk on Nov. 8, 1945. He passed away on Jan. 27, 2011.
Mary was a homemaker and worked as a secretary at Pullman Standard during World War II.
She enjoyed bowling, skating, gardening, cake decorating and sewing. Mary spent many loving years caring for her children and then her grandchildren. They gave her many loving memories. She was greatly loved by her family and truly lived for her husband and children. She was admired by all and will be sadly missed. Her strong faith gave her a deep connection with God, and she now rests in His loving arms.
She is survived by her son, Nicholas Marchuk and his wife, Kathleen, of Cranberry Township; her three daughters, Judith Vild and her husband, Butch, of Freedom, Mary Huegel and her husband, Donald, of Butler, and Annette Lecheler and her husband, Gregg, of Denison, Texas; her six grandchildren, Nick Marchuk and Matthew Marchuk, Sean Huegel and Chelsea Huegel, Ashley Lecheler and Daniel Lecheler, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Nicholas Hallahan and George Hallahan, and her sister, Anne Hallahan Synowsky.
Marchuk- The friends of Mary Marchuk, who passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, will be received at theGeibel Funeral Home, 201 E. Cunningham St., Butler, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Parastas services will be at 8:15 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, 105 Kohler Ave., Lyndora. The Rev. Leo Schlosser, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow at the Northside Cemetery in Butler.
Information also is available at www.geibelfuneralhome.com.
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001
Published in Butler Eagle on Mar. 20, 2014