YOUNGSTOWN – Mary E. Marks (Markusic) of Youngstown passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013, in Omni West Assisted Living in Youngstown. She was 98.
Mrs. Marks was born Aug. 19, 1914, in Cleveland, a daughter of Mike and Helen Grdosic Sintic. She moved to the Youngstown area in the mid-1930s.
She was a homemaker who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.
Mrs. Marks was a member of Holy Apostles Parish, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Youngstown, where she was a founding member of the Daughters of Sts. Peter & Paul and was an active volunteer for many parish projects. Mary was recently honored as the oldest current member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.
She also belonged to St. George Lodge 66, Croatian Fraternal Union in Youngstown.
Her husband, Michael Marks, whom she married Oct. 19, 1935, passed away Oct. 2, 1987.
She leaves her son, Michael M. Markusic and his wife Rose Anna, Summerfield, Fla.; her daughter, Elizabeth C. Listopad, Hermitage; two grandsons, David Markusic, Gainesville, Fla.; and Michael Listopad, West Middlesex; and several nieces and nephews, including Steve Marks, of whom she was especially fond.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Frank and Joseph Sintic; two sisters, Helen Sintic and Anna Marks; and a son-in-law, Paul Listopad.
Mrs. Michael (Mary E.), 98, Youngstown.
Calling hours: Were from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (5-6-13) in KINNICK FUNERAL HOME Inc., 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown. Visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to send condolences online to Mary’s family.
Service: Funeral services at 9:45 a.m. today (5-7-13) in the funeral home and continue at 10:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian burial at Holy Apostles Parish, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Covington Street, Youngstown.
Interment: Will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, where Mary will be laid to rest next to her husband.