Marlene (Piper) Hornfeck, age 82, of Tucson, AZ passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson. She retired as a probation officer for the City of Tucson and was a former business office manager at Horizon Southwest Nursing Facility. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Tucson where she was involved with the Marian Movement of Priests, a Lecturer, Sacristan, and the Bereavement and Extra Ordinary ministries. She was also extremely involved with St. Vincent DePaul.
Born November 6, 1936 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late William and Marguerite (Conway) Piper and wife of the late Richard A. Hornfeck Sr. She is survived by sons, Richard A. Hornfeck Jr., Michael J. (Amy) Hornfeck and Ray J. (Shannon) Hornfeck, all of Tucson; grandchildren, Shayne, Mason, Samantha, Maggie and Casimer Hornfeck; and brother, Dr. James Michael Piper of Dallas, TX; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Joyce Galetti and Maxine Gatto, and brothers, William, Russell and Edward Piper. No visitation is planned. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. with Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Private burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 21, 2018.