By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Barbara L. Martchek, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Braddock, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019. She was born September 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 Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Braddock, 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; 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, Marie Morgart; grandchildren, Kathleen and Patrick Sullivan; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment to 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.
Originally published February 05, 2019.
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