Marvene L. Funk


Marvene L. Funk, 87, of Watsontown, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Buffalo Valley Nursing Care Center, Lewisburg.

She was born Oct. 20, 1931, in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, a daughter of the late Alvin F. and Helen M. (Sampsell) Lehman. On June 10, 1951, she married Dr. Robert E. Funk who survives. They have celebrated 68 years of marriage.

Marvene was a 1948 graduate of Watsontown High School.

She was a member of the Watsontown Guild and First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Watsontown.

Marvene enjoyed playing cards, decorating, antiquing, camping, and traveling, but most precious to her were times spent with her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Scott L. (Donna) Funk of Mount Holly, N.C., Gregory R. (Leigh Todd) Funk, Lori H. (Keith) Moore, and Douglas W. (Kandy) Funk, all of Watsontown; six grandchildren, Michelle Wertz, Cassandra Ramsey, Allison McNeal, Sean and Ryan Funk, and Rachel Moore; and one great-grandson, Austin McNeal.

Family and friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown and from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 Main St., Watsontown, followed by the funeral at 3, with her pastor, the Rev. James Fladland, officiating. Burial will follow in Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in her memory be made to the General Fund at her church.

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