Marion Varty

May 30th, 1928 to January 3rd, 2007
Marion L. Varty, 78, of Fort Gratiot, died unexpectedly Wednesday, January 3, 2007 in University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born May 30, 1928 in Port Huron and was a life long area resident. Marion married Leo F. Varty November 19, 1948 in Port Huron. She was a member of St. Mary Parish and the Port Huron Hospital Foundation Cornerstone Club. Marion was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Leo; daughters, Christine L. (Jim) Morgan of Smiths Creek and Deborah L. (Frank) Stein of Fort Gratiot; her grandchildren, Craig (Janet) Gerlach, II of Greenwood, Laura (Roland) Foster of Fort Gratiot, Amy Morgan of Fort Gratiot, Tricia L. Stein, M.D. of W. Bloomfield and Steven C. Stein of Fort Gratiot; 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Marion was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Abbott, her brother, John Wright and her grandson, Michael Gerlach. Her funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday in St. Mary Church. The Rev. Simeon T. Iber, Pastor, will preside. Burial will take place in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Craig Gerlach, II, Steven C. Stein, Roland Foster, Jr., Gary Wright, John Nye and Dale Varty. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and Monday at the church at 9:00 a.m. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorials in her memory to either Partners at Heart or St. Mary Church Capital Campaign.

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