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Jo Ann K. Marche

August 9, 2011

Jo Ann K. Marche, 74, of 392 Brandy Camp Circle, Ridgway, died on August 5, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys.
She was born on March 18, 1937 in Dagus Mines, daughter of the late Adam and Sophie Zuchowski Shutika.
She married James A. Marche Sr., who died on July 6, 2008.
She was a member of Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp and enjoyed crocheting, collecting angels and watching Mother Angelica on EWTN.
She had been employed at Stackpole Carbon as a laborer in the oven room for 18 years. After her retirement, she worked at Long John Silvers in DuBois and Sylvania in St. Marys.
She is survived by one daughter, Marilyn Marche of DuBois; two sons, Randy (Marsha) Marche of Kersey and James (Jeanne) Marche Jr., also of Kersey; one sister, Diane (Daniel) Bundy of Brandy Camp; and by 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, George Shutika and Adam Shutika Jr.
All funeral services for Jo Ann K. Marche were private at the family's convenience.
She was buried in Parklawn Memorial Gardens at Ridgway.
Memorial donations may be made to Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys.
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