Genevieve H. Marsh

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 30, 2019

Genevieve H. Marsh, 94, of Mars, formerly of North Huntingdon, died October 29, 2019 at RoseCrest Assisted Living, Mars, Pa. She was born June 25, 1925 in Helvetia, Pa., a daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Burkowski) Malewicz. Genevieve was a florist for the former Irwin Floral. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, a longtime member of Greenridge Garden Club, Jacktown Ride & Hunt Club, and volunteered at the Greensburg Garden Center. She was an excellent seamstress and also enjoyed making crafts especially Christmas ornaments and beautiful Christmas stockings for each of her grandchildren. She was infamous for her meatloaf, potato salad, blonde brownies and red velvet cake. She loved polka music and spending time at the family camp in Chautauqua County, N.Y. sitting outside on the porch watching the birds, swatting flies and playing skat with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Merle Marsh; brothers, Stanley and Chester Malewicz; and sisters, Leona Bigney and Josephine Barr. She is survived by her son, Chet Marsh and his wife, Sheryl; daughters, Constance Allwine and her husband, Ken, Lee Burkhart and her husband, Ron "Zippy"; grandchildren, Kathy Dowdy, Ken (Eilleen) Allwine, Brett Allwine, Gary (Cayce) Hoenshel, Ashlee (James) Landreth, Jacquelyn (John) Lojek, Nichole Marsh; 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, 4 nieces dear to her heart, Darlene, Genevieve, Linda and Cheryl. Visitation Friday 4-8 at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. Blessing service Sat 10 a.m in the funeral home chapel. Interment Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the entire staff at RoseCrest Bright Star Care and her three nurses, Loretta, Stephanie and Rebecca, and Quality Ambulance Service for the wonderful service they provided for Genevieve over the past 2 years. They were amazing. Donations to Quality Ambulance 222 Brickyard Road, Mars, Pa. 16046

Originally published October 30, 2019.

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