Marjorie ‘Peg’ Ann Purton, 85

COLUMBIANA -Marjorie “Peg” Ann Purton (nee Disch), 85, of Boardman, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center.

There will be a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Fox Funeral Home in Boardman, Ohio, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michael Marcelli at Saint Charles Church as celebrant.

Marjorie was born July 18, 1927, in East Liverpool, Ohio, the daughter of John and Irene Kennedy Disch. She graduated from East Liverpool High School.

Marjorie was a strong and loving mother and grandmother who cherished her faith and attended Saint Charles Church.

Her memory will be held with great love by her husband, Charles R. Purton, whom she married Oct. 15, 1949. She also leaves to always treasure her memory her five daughters, Cindy (Bill) Cunningham of Lisbon, Debby (Greg) Brophey of Calcutta, Shar (Rick) McBurney of Salem, Margie (Alki) Santamas of Boardman, and Janice (Michael) Cunningham of Columbus; and her son, Joseph R. (Peter Vertes) Purton of Cleveland, Ohio.

She also leaves 11 remarkable grandchildren and 9 wonderful great-grandchildren.

Two brothers, Bob and Jack Disch, preceded Marjorie in death.

Friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Fox Funeral Home.

Marjorie’s family requests that any material tributes be directed to the Saint Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center, 1899 West Garfield Rd., Columbiana, Ohio 44408.

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