Marion Firestone Laughner

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 04, 2021

Marion Firestone Laughner, 101, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Redstone Highlands, N. Huntingdon.  She was born February 2, 1920 in Pittsfield, MA, a daughter of the late William Henry and Martina (Haller) Suttle. Marion was a graduate of Seton Hill University Class of 1957.   Prior to her retirement, Marion was a teacher for St. Agnes and Immaculate Conception Catholic schools and Franklin Regional School District.  She was a member of St. Agnes Parish, Catholic Daughters of America, and volunteered at Westmoreland Hospital and Redstone Library.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel Firestone, second husband, Ernest Laughner, step daughter Judith Laughner; sister, Martina Nehrig; and brother, William Suttle.  She is survived by her son, Richard J. Firestone and his wife, Jo Ellen; daughter, Ellen Kerber and her husband, Tom; sister, Margaret Ann Spencer; four grandchildren, Thomas Jr. (Kristen), Edward (Carolyn), Robert (Eean), Patrick, (Kelley); seven great-grandchildren Kelsey, Ryan, Keith, Kyle, and Samuel Kerber, Ben and Hayden Firestone; stepsons, Richard E. Laughner; John (Sandy) Laughner, Greg (Sandy) Laughner; stepdaughters,  Karen (Michael) Byers, Dolores Laughner. A special thanks to her loving niece and caregiver, Martina Nehrig Funk and also a special thank you to the capable and caring staff of Redstone, North Huntingdon.

Friends will be received Saturday 9 - 10:30 a.m. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in St. Agnes Church. Interment  Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Redstone Benevolent Care Fund, 12921 Redstone Drive, North Huntingdon, Pa. 15642.

Originally published February 04, 2021.

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