2018-03-08 / Obituaries

Marian Fassett

March 1, 2018

Marian A. Walter Fassett, 78, of Rushville, PA, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 1, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA.

Born on Jan. 10, 1940 in Wyalusing, Marian was the daughter of the late Peter Walter, Sr. and Nellie Armitage Walter. On Oct. 16, 1957, she married William H. Fassett, Jr., and the couple was together for over 55 years until his passing on Jan. 26, 2015.

Marian was a woman of Methodist faith. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and watching the birds, especially hummingbirds. She liked to go to the Mohegan Sun Casino and Tioga Downs Casino to play the slot machines. Marian enjoyed going hunting and fishing as well. Most of all, Marian liked to be around her loving family at family barbecues and outings.

She is survived by her son, Timothy M. Fassett (Ginger) of Lawton; daughters, Evelyn L. Wells (Jim) of Meshoppen, Helen C. Hollister of Dimock, Linda L. Tompkins (Donald) of Hallstead, Bonnie L. LaCount (Dave Graham) of Birchardville and Rachel Fassett Saxe (John) of Wilmot; 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are her brothers, William Walter (Mary) of Towanda, Jim Walter (Leah) of Dimock, Howard Walter of Sugar Run and Frank Walter (Geraldine) of Laceyville, as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Francis Thomas Fassett; brother, George Walter; sister, Elsie Fassett; brother-in-law, Pearl Fassett, Sr.; brother, Peter Walter, Jr. and sister-in-law, Jeannette Walter.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Marian’s name to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William Street, Dunmore, PA 18510.

Arrangements were entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Home, 8206 SR 6, Meshoppen.

Online condolences can be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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