Marie T. DeGroat
Marie T. DeGroat, 84, of Grant Road, Ridgway, died Jan. 30, 2014, at Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility. She was born March 18, 1929, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Robert DeGroat and Irene Moore.She was a lifelong Ridgway resident. She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church and the St. John of God Society. She had been employed at Alltel for 42 years, retiring in 1991. She is survived by a sister, Helen Sawyer of Las Vegas, Nev.; and by several nieces, Twila Miller of Ridgway, Barb Magrini of Ridgway, Donna Edge of Dublin, Ga., Carol Walker of Ridgway, Patty Anderson of Ridgway, Rose Heindl of Ridgway, and Vicki Karten of Venice, Calif. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several siblings including Sr. Marie Baptiste OSJ, Mary Kemmerer, Hazel DeGroat, John DeGroat, Freda DeGroat, and Daniel DeGroat. A Memorial Mass for Marie T. DeGroat will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in St. Leo's Cemetery, Ridgway.Per Marie's request, there will be no visitation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home, Ridgway. Memorial donations may be made to St. Leo's Catholic Church or to St. Leo's School.