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Marcia C. Asperger

Marcia C. Asperger

EMPORIUM, PA---Marcia C. Valenti Asperger, 80, of Emporium, formerly of Williamsville, NY and Austin, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, after a long illness.
     Born March 7, 1933 in Bradford, she was a daughter of Michael and Frances Dorio Valenti.  On March 3, 1962 in Buffalo, NY, she married Earl E. Asperger, who died on April 17, 2013.
     Marcia was a graduate of Austin School and was also a graduate of beauty school.   In her early years while residing in Austin, she was employed by GTE Sylvania in Emporium.  While living in New York, she was a self employed hairdresser and she, along with her husband, owned and operated several fast food franchises in the Buffalo area.
     Marcia was a former member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin.  She loved reminiscing about her clients, friends, and her beloved poodle, Fifi.  She most especially loved spending time with her family.
     Surviving are a niece, Vera E. Valenti of Austin; four nephews, James P. (Celia) Valenti, Joseph M. (Sue) Valenti, Jeffrey G. (Ali) Valenti, and Jesse L. (Michelle) Valenti, all of Austin; her nephew John’s wife, Rhonda Valenti; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
     In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Asperger was predeceased by a sister and a brother-in-law, Theresa and Gordon Mulcahy; an infant brother, Ralph Valenti; a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Alma Valenti; and a nephew, John W. Valenti.
     Friends may call on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Turner Street, Austin.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. in the church with the Rev. Joseph V. Dougherty, pastor, and the Rev. James C. Campbell, pastor of St. Eulalia Catholic Church, Coudersport, concelebrant.  Burial will be in St. Augustine/St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Costello.
     Flowers are gratefully declined.  Memorials may be made to St. Augustine Catholic Church, Turner Street, Austin, PA 16720 or to Guy and Mary Felt Manor Patient Activity Fund, 110 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA 15834.


My husband and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of your beloved Marcia.  We wanted to share with you comfort from God's Word, found in John 5:28,29. Here we are given the wonderful hope of the resurrection of our dear loved ones here on earth just as Lazarus was in John 11. Be comforted knowing we are never alone when our enemy death occurs. Our Heavenly Father shares our pain and sorrow when someone we love dies (Psalm 34:18) May the loving memories bring you a smile and your heart start to heal. Share them with others and her memory will be cherished by all those who knew and loved her. Take care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time.

PJ Jan 20 2014 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of marcias passing,our prayers are with the valenti family marcia was a great friend for many years

clark &vella lerch Jan 12 2014 12:00 AM

To all the family of Marcia. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Marcia. I visited her at Felt Manor and I use to take her communion. I enjoyed talking with her & she liked to tell me about her family when she was growing up. i wish I had spent more time with her. My son Tim is a good friend of Jesse and Michele. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Sincerely,Mary Laughlin

Mary Laughlin Jan 11 2014 12:00 AM