Marion-Martin McAlpine-Obituary

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Marion Delores Martin McAlpine

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Aug 1, 1941 – Jun 28, 2019


August 1, 1941
June 28, 2019
West Chester, Pennsylvania


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DeBaptiste Funeral Homes, Inc. - West Chester Obituary

Marion Delores (Martin) McAlpine, 77, of Pottstown, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Reading Hospital in West Reading, PA.

Marion was born in Franklin County, VA to the late Rufus L. and Lelia Bell (Moyer) Martin on August 1, 1941. Marion grew up in Martinsville, VA and later moved to Pennsylvania where she attended Pottsgrove High School.

Marion was first united in marriage to the late Robert Wayne King. Marion and Robert had two daughters, Donna and Wanda. 

Marion worked at Stanley G Flaggs. She also spent 42 years working at Superior Tube Company where she retired.

Later on in life, Marion married Pastor Eugene H. McAlpine on September 19, 1987 and they resided in Pottstown.

She enjoyed bowling, reading, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Marion accepted Christ and attended church where she was a Pastor alongside her husband, Pastor Eugene at Mt. Olive Pentecostal Church of the Living God. 

Marion is preceded in death by her parents, Rufus L. Martin and Lelia B. (Moyer) Martin, her brothers James Martin, Larry Martin, Jesse Martin Sr., Johnnie Martin, her sister Mattie Lee Walker, and her grandsons Joshua Wayne-Anthony Brown, and Kahlil King-Mahdi. 

Marion leaves behind her daughters, Donna King-Mahdi of San Diego, CA wife of Adib, Wanda King-Brown of Exeter Township, PA, and her honorary son, Tony Martin of (Carrollton, GA) husband of Karen; sister, Frances Powers of Stowe, PA; brothers Earnest Dana Martin of Birdsboro, PA, husband of Danielle, and Edsel L. Martin of Pottstown, PA husband of Dee; grandchildren, Shandale Wise wife of Pastor Earl (Exeter Township, PA), LaToya Anderson wife of Chauncy (Menifee, CA), Riyad and Jabril King-Mahdi (San Diego, CA); her great grandchildren, Anthony, Aliya, and Ayden Wise and Chyler, Chloe, and Christian Anderson, along with a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and extended family.  



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