Marjorie Purton

COLUMBIANA – Marjorie Ann “Peg” Purton, 85, of Boardman, Ohio, passed away Wednesday at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center.

Marjorie was born July 18, 1927 in East Liverpool, Ohio, the daughter of John and Irene Kennedy Disch. She graduated from East Liverpool High School.

Marjorie was a strong and loving mother and grandmother who cherished her faith and attended Saint Charles Church in Boardman.

Her memory will be held with great love by her husband, Charles R. Purton, whom she married October 15, 1949.

She also leaves to always treasure her memory her five daughters, Cindy (Bill) Cunningham of Lisbon; Debby (Greg) Brophey of Calcutta; Shar (Rick) McBurney of Salem; Margie (Alki) Santamas of Boardman and Janice (Michael) Cunningham of Columbus, her son Joseph R. (Peter Vertes) Purton of Cleveland, Ohio. She also leaves 11 remarkable grandchildren and 9 wonderful great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Bob and Jack Disch, preceded Marjorie in death.

There will be a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7 at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman, Ohio, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Charles Church. The Rev. Michael Marcelli will be the celebrant.

Friends may call from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market St.

Marjorie’s family requests that any material tributes be directed to the Saint Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center, 1899 West Garfield Rd., Columbiana, Ohio 44408.

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