Tribute: Joanne Marhefky

Joanne Marhefky died Sunday, October 9

Joanne Marhefky, Warren, Ohio – obit

WARREN, Ohio – Joanne Marhefky, 67, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016, at her residence with her two daughters.

Joanne was born April 18, 1949, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Anna (Selanik) Kuritz.

She graduated from the California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Education.

She married Jacob A. “Jack” Marhefky on September 5, 1987.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Warren.

She also enjoyed bowling with her husband, enjoyed crafts, baking and playing bingo. She relished gatherings with family and friends.

Joanne is survived by her daughters, Eugenia “Gina” Garrison and Rheannon Marhefky and granddaughters, Anastashia and Taylor Garrison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jack; her daughter, Raylene Kuba and her brother Michael Kuritz.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive NE, in Warren, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a Memorial Vigil at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016, at St. John’s Orthodox Church, 2220 Reeves Rd. in Warren.

Burial will follow at Pineview Memorial Park.

A television tribute will air Thursday, October 13 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.