Erma Kathryn Marshall 86, of Grampian passed away May 21, 2010 at her residence after a lengthy illness.
Born July 20, 1923 in Grampian, she was the daughter of George Earl and Dessie Jane (London) Hess. Mrs. Marshall was a retired seamstress having worked for the former Hosiery Mill and the former Kent’s Sportswear both of Curwensville. She was a member of St. Bonaventure’s Roman Catholic Church in Grampian.
Mrs. Marshall had wed Frederick J. Marshall who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers George Jr., Frank, William, and Raymond Hess and a sister Phynella Updegraph.
Surviving are two daughters Joann “Cricket” Conrad and her husband James of Grampian and Barbara Witherow of Curwensville. Also surviving are five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two sisters Helen S. Estright and her husband Harry of Inverness, FL, and Margaret Lozaw of Appleton, NY.
A public Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure’s Roman Catholic Church Main Street Grampian, PA, on May 29 at 2:00 p.m., with Reverend Father Mark J. Mastrian as Celebrant. Interment will be in the Friends Cemetery Grampian, PA.
At the request of Mrs. Marshall, there will be no public visitation.
The family suggests contributions be made to either St. Bonaventure’s Roman Catholic Church or St. Theresa’s Guild of St. Bonaventure’s Church in Grampian, PA 16838
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.