Marie Hodge

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 27, 2019

Marie A. Hodge, age 82, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Marie Danko Valiknac and was born July 28, 1937 in Duquesne.

Along with being a homemaker Marie was a presser for Prosperity Dry Cleaners for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Hodge who died December 10, 2018 and her daughter, Stephanie Classic, who died October 8, 2019. 

Marie is survived by her children, Robert C. "Curt" Hodge of Levittown, New York; Pamela Baronti of Charleroi; Michele (Blaine) McLaughlin of Four Oaks, N. Carolina; grandchildren, Tracy Baronti; Richard Baronti; Vincent Baronti; Jessica Baronti; Ronald Hodge;  Marie Thomas; Katie Hodge; Crystal Jeznis; Breanne Morabito; Jamie Merlino; Katie Thomas; 14 great grandchildren; and siblings, Kathleen Richmond of Farmington, Pa; Vilma (David) McCorkle of Somerset; and Thomas (Mary) Valiknac of Butler.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of Dravosburg/West Mifflin, 740 Pittsburgh-McKeesport Blvd., Dravosburg, PA 15034 (412-678-6192) on Monday, October 28, 2019 from 3 pm until 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Clare of Assisi Parish, 460 Reed Street, Clairton, PA 15025, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10 am. Burial will follow at Lebanon Church Cemetery of West Mifflin.

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Originally published October 27, 2019.

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