Marvene Howland Rich, 92, of Phoenix, AZ., and formerly of Warren, PA., died Tuesday evening, January 10, 2017 in Goodyear, AZ.
She was born July 14, 1924 in Morgantown, Ohio to the late Earl J. and Eva Jennie Morris Howland.
She was a longtime Warren area resident, moving to Phoenix, AZ in 1997. Marvene was employed as a cashier with the former Loblaws Grocery Store of Warren, PA. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, the church Catholic Daughters of America and Altar Rosary Society.
Marvene is survived by her 2 children – Sharon M Rich of Mebane, NC and Terry D. Rich and his wife, Renee of Goodyear, AZ., 2 Grandsons – Terry M. Rich of San Diego, CA., and Joshua Hunt of Mebane, N.C., 3 Great Granddaughters – Abigail, Madilyn and Samantha Rich of San Diego, CA., 2 Great Grandsons – Caleb and Logan Hunt, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Rich whom she married June 2, 1943 in Dayton, Ohio who died January 8, 2006, 4 Brothers – Ernest, Beryl, Lester and Melvin Howland, her twin sisters - Vergie Tolle, Violet Mongold.
Friends may call at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 9:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.