Marion P. Mazur

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 01, 2024

Marion P. Mazur, age 92, of North Versailles, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2024. Marion was born on October 8, 1931 to the late John and Flora Richards who immigrated from Cornwall, England. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry J."Bud" Mazur in 2002, and brothers Jack (Gurli) and David (Kay) Richards. Survived by her identical twin sister Virginia (the late John) Ursin of Churchill, PA, her four children, Jackie (Robert) Harvey of Andover, Ohio, Douglas (Maxine) Mazur of Virginia Beach, VA, Linda (Robert) Eckenrode of Mt. Lebanon, PA, and Brian (Dr. Marie Griffin) Mazur of Leawood, Kansas; 11 Grandchildren, 17 Great-Grandchildren, and her Beloved cat "Tippy."

Marion was a graduate of Swissvale High School then started working for Westinghouse where she met Bud. They married on May 21, 1955 and raised four children. Later she worked at K-Mart for 16 years then became active with her husband in the Syria Shriners attaining the title of "First Lady" in 1987. Following much travel with the Shriners, she and Bud became members of the "Boom-Ba Band" of Al-O-Mon Forest 138, Tall Cedars of Lebanon performing at various venues and raising money for muscular dystrophy.

Marion had a passionate love of animals, especially cats. She loved taking care of the many stray cats that wandered onto her porch. She was an outstanding homemaker, talented musician (excelling on the marimba and vibraphone), keeping up with the latest fashion, and had a fun sense of humor. Marion enjoyed cooking, finding new recipes, rock gardening, going to the beach, and watching her favorite team on TV - The Pittsburgh Steelers!

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Animal Rescue League, 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208. To leave a memory, visit our website:

Originally published March 01, 2024.

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