LuAnn Blaine, 63, of Spring Ave., Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Ellwood City Hospital. Despite being in ill health, death was unexpected.
Born April 7, 1953 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late David and Rose Geniviva Moritza. She was married for 38 years to Robert J. Blaine as they were married June 10, 1978. He survives.
LuAnn graduated from Lincoln High School in 1971 and continued her education, graduating from Slippery Rock University. She was an elementary teacher and librarian at St. Philomena’s in Beaver Falls for 25 years. She also taught in the Big Beaver Falls Elementary School for 10 years. Luann was a member of Holy Redeemer Church. She enjoyed making crafts but her most cherished time was spent with the love of her life, her grandson, Danny.
In addition to her husband, Robert, survivors include two daughters, Kelly Blaine of Pittsburgh, Lori (Mathew) Harrison of Perry Twp.; grandson, Danny Harrison; two sisters, Linda (Denny) McCullough and Deborah (Richard) Rouse, both of Ellwood City; brother, David F.”Mitzi” Moritzi of Ellwood City; brother and sister in law, Jim (Donna) Blaine of Slippery Rock; sister in law, Cindy Blaine of Ellwood City; a nephew, Michael McCullough; and three nieces, Michelle Pelissier, Rebecca D’Addio, and Emily Mills.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday August 13 from 1 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Scleroderma Foundation or the Lawrence County Humane Society.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.