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Barbara L. Martchek

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Barbara L. Martchek Obituary
Barbara L. Martchek, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Braddock, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. She was born Sept. 7, 1938, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Bessie (Woloszya) Morgart. Prior to her retirement, Barbara was a midwife for Mercy Hospital and a registered nurse for various hospitals and the Visiting Nurse Association. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Braddock and loved to spend time in her garden, baking, and was known for her Rice Krispies treats. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Morgart; and sisters, Emma Hixon, Charlotte Votquenne and JoAnn Badstibner. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Richard M. Martchek; daughter, Louise Sullivan and her husband, Ken; sisters, Vivian (Rex) Hosaflook and Marie Morgart; grandchildren, Kathleen and Patrick Sullivan; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at JAMES W. SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a no-kill pet shelter of your choice. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Norwin Star from Feb. 6 to Feb. 14, 2019
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