Articles by Marshall Funeral Home

Jerome A. Ambrose, 83

Jerome “Jerry” A. Ambrose, 83, of Paden Road, North Beaver Twp. passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Jameson Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 14, 1932 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he was the son of the late Henry R. and Beatrice Elizabeth Carkhuff Ambrose. He was married for 63 years to Delores “Dolly” McConnell Ambrose as they were married December 5, 1952. She survives. Jerome retired from Wampum Hardware. He was a member and former Trustee at the Moravia Presbyterian Church. Jerome was an avid hunter and fisherman. His most cherished time was spent with his family, especially his grandchildren. In addition…


Ann L. Hackett, 93

Ann L. Hackett, 93, formerly of Wampum passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 at Rhodes Estates in New Castle following an extended illness. Born March 13, 1923 in Wampum, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Ethel Binger Ferrucci. She was married for 50 years to James W. Hackett Sr. who passed away May 19, 1996. Ann was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish. She was a sports enthusiast, especially enjoyed following Notre Dame. Survivors include two sons, James W. (Joyce) Hackett Jr. and Randy (Stacie) Hackett, and two grandchildren, James M. Hackett and Taylor J . Hackett,…


Arthur L. St. Clair, 77

Arthur L. St. Clair, 77, of Perry Twp. Ellwood City passed away. Friday, March 11, 2016 at his residence. Born in Portersville, on June 3, 1938, he was the son of the late Edwin and Mary Allen St. Clair. Art was married to Lois (Richt) St Clair, for over 56 years. She survives. Art retired from BNZ in Zelienople. He also worked for eight years at the Ellwood City Public Library. He was active in Lillyville Church of God. In his younger years, Art was into horses and riding his motorcycle. He loved his dogs. In addition to his wife,…


Ethel Mae Sorcio, 94

Ethel Mae (Koach) Sorcio, 94, of Wampum Avenue, Ellwood City passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at St. Johns Care Center in Mars following a brief illness. Born Nov. 30, 1921 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Harold Paul and Ethel Mae Webster Koach. She was married to John J. Sorcio for 20 years who passed away in 1971. Ethel retired in 1989 from the United States Postal Service where she was the Data Supervisor in New York. She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church in Ellwood City. Active in the community, Ethel volunteered…


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Joseph Scala, 79

Joseph Scala, 79, of Larchwood Drive, New Galilee passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Born June 11, 1936 in Wampum, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Norge Scala. Joe retired from B & W Steel after 19 years of service in the Hot Mill Works in Beaver Falls. He also farmed for many years. Joe enjoyed gardening and his dogs. Survivors include two sisters, Virginia Greco and Margaret (Earl) Klien, both of West Virginia; two brothers, Eugene (Margaret) Scala of North Sewickley Twp., James Scala of Beaver Falls; two nieces and…


Glenda K. Nicklas, 65

Glenda K. Nicklas, 65, of Short St, Ellwood City died Monday, Feb. 22 at the Ellwood City Hospital following a 30 year courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Born April 25, 1950 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Curtis Glenn Brown and Elva Vogler Brown of Ellwood City, formerly of Castlewood. Glenda graduated from Shenango High School in 1968. She was the manager at T&M True Value Hardware Store in Ellwood for many years. She was an active member of the Lillyville Church of God. She will be remembered for her hand made greeting cards commemorating her…


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Clara C. Armstrong, 85

Clara C. Armstrong, 85, of Grant Ave., Butler (Oakland Twp.) went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 from the VNA Hospice following a short illness. Born April 13, 1930 in Oakland Twp.,she was the daughter of the late Orie and Florence McMillen Mottern. She was married for 64 years to Clair Armstrong who survives. Clara formerly was employed at Penn Champ in East Butler for several years. She was an active member of the Faith Fellowship Alliance Church where she arranged the Sunday flower arrangement for 25 years. She enjoyed gardening, both flower and vegetable….


Barbara M. Walker, 80

Barbara M. Walker, 80, of Longvue Ave. Ellwood City (North Sewickley Twp.) passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 at Cranberry Place following an extended battle with diabetes. Born Sept. 20, 1935 in Youngstown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William and Harriet Ellen Wardle Maronde. She was married for 50 years to Dale Walker who survives. Barbara graduated from East High School in 1953 where she had the leading role in many high school plays. She worked in the offices at Century Food Market and National Tea Company, both in Youngstown. She retired from Keystone Bakery in West…


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Elinore G. Davis

Her faith in her Savior and the love she gave to and received from her family carried her along the journey that Elinore G. Davis traveled until Feb. 15, 2016. Elinore shared her smile with everyone and will long be remembered for it. Elinore was born in North Beaver Township, Pa. on Jan. 2, 1919 to the late James C. and Mary F. McConaghy Gardner. She was preceded in death by her grandson, William J. Arbogast and her siblings, Dr. James L. Gardner, Jean Miles, Margaret Anderman, Janet Dawson, Dr. Thomas A. Gardner and Mary Jane Clark. She was married…


Robert E. Huffman, 75

Robert “Gizmo” E. Huffman, 75, of Dutch Ridge Road, Ellwood City (Wayne Twp.) passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at the Jameson Memorial Hospital following an extended battle with colon cancer. Born Oct. 13, 1940 in Ellport, he was the son of the late Wilbert L. and Martha Stanyard Huffman. He was married for 47 years to Linda Aumiller Huffman who survives. Bob retired in 2013 from McClymonds Supply and Transit. Following his retirement, he instructed new drivers. He graduated from Beaver Falls High School in 1958. Gizmo served in the Army from 1964-1966 during the Vietnam War and was…