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Janet Maureen (Hockenberry) Marva

September 12, 1947 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Janet Marva Obituary

Janet Maureen Marva, 75, of Smithfield, PA, passed away July 26, 2023.  Janet was born September 12, 1947, a daughter of Donald and Kathleen Hockenberry of Fairchance, PA. 

Preceding her in death were her husband of 54 years, Philip J. Marva, Sr.; infant daughter Paula; her father, Donald; sister, Linda; father- and mother-in-law Steve and Mary Marva; brothers-in-law: Bernard (Connie), John (Janet) , Richard, Stephen, Leonard Kuchno, Robert Marva; sisters-in-law: Irene (Leonard Persely) and Bernice (Ted Vilk); nephews: John Marva and David Marva.

Surviving are her family, son, Philip J. Marva, Jr. (Margaret “Meg” Miller); daughter, Sharon A. Tolbert (David); mother, Kathleen J. Hockenberry of Fairchance, PA; grandchildren: Petty Officer 1st Class Damon E. Tolbert, Norfolk, VA, Jared E. Tolbert and Ashley E. Marva, both of Smithfield, PA; brother, Daniel R. Hockenberry (Lori Sutton), Clarksville, PA; sisters: Barbara J. Reiprich, Morgantown, WV and Patricia L. Sahady (Doug), Clarksville, PA; sisters-in-law: Mary Ann Skala (Joe), Helen Jane Kuchno, Betty Marva and  brother-in-law Paul (Carolyn) Marva; numerous nieces and nephews.

Janet graduated from Fairchance-Georges High School in 1965 and worked as a nurse’s aide in Cleveland, OH and later was employed at Collier’s Clover Farm and the Shop N Save in Fairchance, PA.  Janet enjoyed reading, crocheting, baking, and watching Pittsburgh Steelers football.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.

The family will receive friends in the Goldsboro-Fabry Funeral Home, 21 E. Church St., Fairchance, PA on Saturday, July 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org).

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July 29, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Goldsboro-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc.
21 East Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436


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