Marion Lee Kephart, of Aliquippa, PA passed away after a long illness, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at the age of 87, in the home she shared with her daughter. She was born on December 16th, 1932 in Sewickley PA, the only child of James Fulton, and Clara Nesbitt-Fulton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her, her husband, Richard H. Kephart, a daughter-in-law, Mary Kephart, and a son-in-law, Scott Michael.
Marion is survived by her beloved 5 children, Richard Lee Kephart; James Sherman Kephart & wife Darlene; Craig Arlen Kephart & wife Bridgette; a daughter Sue Kephart-Michael; Jeffrey Scott Kephart & wife Dawn, 5 grandchildren, Shaun, Andrew, Brian, Caitlin, Justin, and a step-granddaughter, Amber Brown. She had 4 great-grandchildren, Omi-Grace, Adrian, Rylee, and RJ, and by marriage, several in-laws, nieces, and nephews.
She was a 1950 graduate from Ambridge High School and married her husband Richard in 1950. Both were life-long residents of Beaver County. She was a member of the Ambridge High School Band where she excelled playing the Clarinet. Along with her devotion to her family, was her love for her dogs, gospel and country music, and making others laugh with her wit and sense of humor.
Our thanks go to the many who have offered condolences and support. Our heartfelt thanks goes to the staff of Vitas Hospice and Home Instead, along with Suzanna, and Debra, for whose care for her, and support for the family we will forever be grateful.
Friends and family will be received for visitation at DARROCH CREMATION AND FUNERAL TRIBUTES, INC. at 2640 Mill St., Aliquippa, PA on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A memorial service will be held Friday, February 14th, 2020 at 11am, officiated by Pastor Chris White. Interment will follow at Sylvania Hills Cemetery in Rochester; Pa. Condolences may be expressed online at www.darrochfuneralhome.com.
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