Marie T. Surfield, 68, of MarLin, passed away Thursday afternoon at her home.
Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late John and Shirley Ansbach O’Brien.
She was a 1970 graduate of Minersville High School. She was a member of the former 1st English Baptist Church, Minersville. She was a dedicated housewife who enjoyed taking care of her family. She had previously worked in the local garment industry and at the former Lamp factory. She enjoyed fishing and was an avid reader.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William in 2015 and 3 brothers, John (Jack) O’Brien, Dennis O’Brien and William O’Brien.
Marie is survived by her son William and his wife Kourtney, at home; a daughter, Theresa Holley and her husband Girard, Brier City; 3 grandchildren, Jacquelyn Holley, Courtney Holley and Jacob Holley; 3 great grandchildren, Kole Donmoyer, Salina Donmoyer and Jace Platts; a sister, Cathy Zimmerman; nieces and nephews; and her beloved pets (Nellie, Misti and Mittens).
A Funeral Service will be Tuesday at 11AM at the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. Rev. Joan Weiderhold will officiate. Relatives and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday morning from 9 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Mt. Peace Cemetery, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Marie’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com
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