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Marian "Sis" Christy
  • January 08, 1933
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  • September 14, 2013

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Marian (Sis) Christy , 80, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida and formerly of Struthers, Ohio lost her well fought battle with lung cancer, peacefully in her home, on Saturday September 14th. 
 
Marian was born January 8th, 1933 in Euclid , Ohio to Percy C. and Edna Eskins Pickard. She graduated from South High School and Youngstown College School of Business, both of Youngstown, Ohio. Her last employer from which she retired after more than 23 years was Youngstown State University’s Bursar’s office as office manager, a job she loved and was proud of. 
 
Marian will be greatly missed by her 3 daughters , Glenda (Thomas) Golec of Poland , OH , Sandy (Terry) Mislevy of Hubbard , OH and Pam (Russ Miceli) Spicer of Mt. Joy , PA and a sister Patt Carnevale of New Smyrna Beach , FL.. She will also be sadly missed by her grandchildren , Krista (Vince) Babyak, Karla (Nick) Plantan, Tim Tritt, Kari Bell, Colin (Bobbi) Kelty, Brendan (Winter) Kelty, Carrie Spicer and great-grandchildren Maggie Tritt , Tyler ,Trenton and Taryn Babyak, Kaitlyn Kelty, Alice Kelty and baby Plantan due in November. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband of 39 years Glenn Christy of Struthers, and 2 stillborn grandsons. She will also be missed by her many friends in New Smyrna Beach at Quail Hollow Mobile Park, her home since 1994 and Harris House ACA Volunteer league where she helped with fund raising since 1994. Marian was a long time member of Struthers United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school for many years.
 
Memorial services will be held both in Quail Hollow, New Smyrna Beach and in Ohio, her final resting place, at a later date. Family would like to thank Dr Margaret Chang, Halifax Hospice , granddaughter Kari and son-in-law Tom for their outstanding care for the past year.
 
Family requests donations be made to American Cancer Society to help for research to cure this disease.
 
         What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say goodbye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget.
 







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  1. 01 Oct 2013
    Dee Dee says:
    Dear Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Mom Christy was a wonderful person with a beautiful soul. And not to forget that smile and and special laugh that made you feel good inside. I hold dear to my heart all the wonderful memories through the years of her and Dad Christy as I grew up and older with my best friend forever, Glenda. May you too find peace in memories. There is another shining star in heaven. Much love to all of you.
    Dee Dee
    and Bob, Melanie, Brandon Ace and Stephanie

  2. 22 Sep 2013
    Donna Reed Skruck says:
    Glenda, Sandy,Pam and Family, I have wonderful memories of your Mom from so many years ago. I spent so much time with Sue and we came by your house and laughed and teased with both your dad and mom. The Christy family has been very special to me for a long time, please accept my heartfelt sympathy. Sincerely, Donna

  3. 22 Sep 2013
    Laraine and Gary Solvesky says:
    I didn't know you Mrs. Christy, but I know you had to be a wonderful woman, because you made such a beautiful daughter, Glenda!
    I know you have found peace with our Lord and I continue to pray for you. Lovingly, Laraine

  4. 18 Sep 2013
    Sandy adn Terry says:
    Miss you greatly already mommy. You will always be in my heart.