Mary N. Marchionne

MARY N. MARCHIONNE, 89, OF ROYERSFORD Mary N. (DiGuiseppe) Marchionne, 89, wife of the late Anthony J. Marchionne of Royersford, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph Villa on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Born and raised in Royersford on December 24, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Emidio and Angelina (Leo) DiGuiseppe. Mary was a life long member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Royersford. She was a mother, homemaker, grandmother, great-grandmother, and phenomenal caregiver to family, friends, neighbors and church members alike. She was the loving mother of Mary, wife of Clifton Eckhardt of Bath, PA; sister of Josephine Marchionne, SSJ of Philadelphia; Catherine, wife of Ron Stevens of Stowe, and Toni Louise Marchionne of Manhattan, NY; grandmother of five, and great-grandmother of six. She is also survived and lovingly remembered by her brother and sister-in-law, Ollie and Catherine DiGuiseppe of Royersford. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Anthony, Josephine, Gabriel, Donald and Emidio Jr. DiGuiseppe. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lewis Road and Walnut Street, Royersford, PA, on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. John Gabin officiating. Burial will follow in Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer. A viewing will be held in the church on Monday morning from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19038. A sponsored work of the Stisters of Saint Joseph. Condolences may be given to the family at

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 24, 2012