|Born: February 28, 1933|
|Died: February 24, 2007|
"Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free. I'm following the path God laid for me. I took his hand when I heard his call even though I didn't want to leave you all. I'd have loved to stay another day to laugh, to love, to work or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way. God has granted me peace at the close of the day. If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss; Oh yes these things I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow I wish you sunshine of tomorrow. My life's been full, I've savored much. Good friends, good times a loved one's touch. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief. Don't lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me. God wanted me now, he set me free"
Marian C. Pilkington Fetter 73 of North Huntingdon passed away Saturday, February 24, 2007, at home, with her beloved family by her side. She was born February 28, 1933 , a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Smith Pilkington. She was preceded in death by her 2 sisters, Charlotte Shaffer and Winifred Albright.
Marian is the pillar of strength for the entire Fetter Family. She married Charles Richard (Dick) Fetter on October 24, 1952. She was employed by Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania as a switchboard operator and then later in the accounting office, both in Jeannette and Pittsburgh.
Marian enjoyed camping and bowling; her dog Gypsy and her Peking ducks Peepers and Cheepers. Marian was a great NASCAR Fan, watching the races every Sunday afternoon.
She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 55 years Charles Richard (Dick) Fetter Sr, her four children, Charles R. Fetter Jr and wife Antoinette of North Huntingdon, Thomas S. Fetter and his wife Susan of West Virgina, Terry S. Fetter and his wife Kim of Darragh, and Kellilyn Marian Fike and her husband Thomas Jr of Delmont.
She will be especially missed by her nine grandchildren; Charles S. & Scott A. Fetter of North Huntingdon, Kristi N. Fetter of Alabama, Thomas A. Fetter of West Virgina, Teri Marie, Samantha E., and Brittney I. of Darragh; Jaymes Thomas and Nicholas Richard Fike of Delmont. She is survived by one great-grandchild Chase Thomas Stringer of Alabama.
Respecting the family's wishes services and entombment were held privately. Arrangements have been trusted to the Vaia Funeral Home Inc. 463 Athena Drive, Delmont Pa 15626. Entombment will be in the Twin Valley Moseleum, Delmont.
Memorial contributions in memory of Marian may be made to : Make A Wish Foundation, The Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street, 37th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1916
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