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Marge R. (Thornton) Varsho

January 31, 1924 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 93)

The Piano Brothers

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church, in Struthers for Marge R. (Thornton) Varsho 93 of Struthers, who passed away on April 9, 2017 at Hospice House in Poland, Ohio.

Marge was born January 31, 1924 in Struthers, to Joseph R. Thornton and Phyllis Maley Thornton.

She was a graduate of Struthers High School and worked at Strouss Department Store in Downtown Youngstown and  also for the Tamarkin Company where she retrired from.

She enjoyed shopping, reading and took pride in wearing the latest fashions and visiting family and friends. Marge loved Roses.

Marge was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church, where she married Joseph Varsho on June 18, 1949 and he passed away on April 16, 2006.

She is survived by her two brothers, Frank Thornton of Lancaster, PA, and (Joseph) Donald (Carmel) Thornton of Boardman, Ohio and nieces Kimberly Mahoney of Florida, Cheryl Thornton of Boardman, Deborah (Thornton) Myers of Canfield, Mary Kay (Mark) Woodruff of Hockessin, Delaware and Maureen (Steven) Files of Lancaster, PA; nephews John (Jennifer) Mahoney of San Francisco and Darren (Christina) Thornton of Canfield. She is also survived by great nieces Katherine and Lauren Woodruff, Nicole Files, Sheridan Myers, Lucy and Bridgette Mahoney and Isabella (Bella) Thornton; great nephews Joseph (Joey) Myers and Peter Mahoney. She also leaves cousins Leonard and Rose Mary Farrenti; a special adopted niece Catherine (CJ) Engartner and her dear friend Eileen Yoerns, along with family and friends.

Marge was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother William Thornton and one sister Phyllis (Thornton) Mahoney.

Friends may call today in church one hour before the mass from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that mass donations be made in Marge’s name to Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church 764 Fifth Street Struthers, Ohio 44471.


 Service Information

April 11, 2017

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church
Struthers, Ohio

Funeral Mass
April 11, 2017

1:30 PM
Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church
Struthers, Ohio

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