Marjorie D. Blewitt (1926 - 2016)

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    - Loly (Consuelo) Arroyo (Mikel)
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    - Cheryl Stockman-Pazman
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    - Linda Galentine
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    - M Jayne Gustafson
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Marjorie D. Blewitt, 89, of DuBois, formerly of Plum Borough, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in DuBois.
Born Sept. 13, 1926, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Geraldine (Smith) Otte.
She married Ralph H. Blewitt Jr. on April 9, 1949, in Pittsburgh. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2010.
Marjorie graduated from Penn Hills High School and then Clarion University where she earned a degree in education. She was a teacher for over 30 years for Plum Borough School District. Marjorie and her husband moved to Treasure Lake after retiring in 1990.
Marjorie was active in her retirement in various organizations. She was a member of WELCA, Ladies of the Lake, Retired Teachers, and Clarion University Alumni. She loved to watch the Steelers, having season tickets for over 25 years, play bridge, travel, read, camp, needlepoint, garden, bowl, and attend Bible study. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.
She is survived by two children, Marta Emmerich of DuBois and Ralph H. (Judy) Blewitt of Jamestown, Pa.; five grandchildren: Ralph Blewitt IV, Barbra Emmerich, Michael Neil Blewitt, Brent Blewitt, and Karen Emmerich; and five great-grandchildren: Cory, Peyton, Mathew, Levi, and Madelyn. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her sister, Elinor O. Piazza.
Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. and from 12:15-1 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Christ Lutheran Church in DuBois. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastors Amy and John Miller officiating. Interment will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Dr., DuBois, PA 15801 or the DuBois Public Library, 31 S. Brady St., DuBois, PA.
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DuBois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2016