Marian E. Beckiary, 85, of Rostraver Township, died Thursday, December 20, 2018. Born in Steubenville, Ohio on May 9, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Blanche (Braden) Pratley.
Marian was an avid knitter, spinner and gardener and enjoyed meeting with her friends at the Rostraver Library Knitting Group.
She is survived by her sisters, Elsie Winkler and Monna (Paul) Arch; sister-in-law, Jean Pratley; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Peter E. Beckiary; sister, Martha McBane; and brother, Thomas Pratley.
Friends will be received on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held at1:00 p.m. with Pastor Megan Berkebile officiating. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to either Fells United Methodist Church or the Rostraver Public Library.