BEVERLY MARKEL, 76
BEVERLY JOAN (BENNETT) MARKEL OF FLA., FORMERLY OF BLAIRSVILLE, DIED IN FLORIDA ON DEC. 24, 2013. Friends of Beverly Markel will be received Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of the memorial service, at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home in Blairsville with the Rev. Brett Dinger officiating. A graveside service will take place on Monday, March 10 at 10 a.m. at the Blairsvlle Cemetery.
Beverly Joan (Bennett) Markel of Fla., formerly of Blairsville, Pa., passed away in Eustis, Fla., on Dec. 24, 2013.
She was the daughter of I.N. and Ora Ann Bennett of Blairsville. She was born March 9, 1937, in Latrobe Area Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her sisters; Margaret Ann Bennett of Blairsville and Patricia Collet of Kentucky.
She is survived by her sons; Ronald Vance and wife Julie of Ohio, Thomas Vance and wife Carol Ann of Nevada, Kerry Vance and wife Diane of Norvelt, and David Vance and wife Sheryl of Export. She is also survived by her daughter Raylene Barboza and husband Alrick of Florida, her brother Ira “Ike” Bennett and wife Melvajo of Mt. Pleasant, and also many grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St., Blairsville, Pa., on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of the memorial service. Rev. Brett Dinger will officiate. A graveside service will take place on March 10, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Blairsville Cemetery.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave, Suite E 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.