Marie S. Gurzenda, 93, of Somerset
Marie S. Gurzenda, 93, of Somerset, died Nov. 2, 2011, at her residence. Born July 15, 1918, in Meyersdale, she is the daughter of the late John H. and Ada V. (Miller) Slagle. Also preceded in death by husband Andrew J. Gurzenda. Survived by son, Donald E. Williams and wife Doris of Glenco; grandchildren, Donald Eric Williams and wife Jeri and Deanna W. Bowers and husband William L. Bowers II; great-grandchildren, Nita and Brandon Williams and Billy and Brock Bowers; step great-grandchild Britteny Rugg; sisters, Pauline Bruner and Hazel Lowry and husband Chester both of Akron, Ohio; niece, Linda Pruter of Los Vegas, Nev. and great-niece and nephew, Angela and Brian Clay. Member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. Marie enjoyed her family, flowers and garden, quilting with the church ladies and her Sunday supper ladies group. She had owned and operated Marie’s Beauty Shop for 22 years and was a 1936 graduate of Somerset High School. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Rev. Matthew Deal officiating. Interment in Somerset County Memorial Park . Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 202 W. Union St. Somerset, PA 15501. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.