The Life of Marie C. Slawek
Obituary - Marie C. (nee Convery) Slawek, 98, of Philadelphia, PA, died February 5, 2018 at Holy Family Home. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she had formerly been a resident of Downingtown and Florida before moving back to Philadelphia in 2011. Growing up in Manayunk, she was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She was an accomplished equestrian, stabling her horses in Roxborough. Marie competed at the Devon Horse Show in dressage and show jumping. Known for her quick wit and stern nature, she was known as "Sarge" by her grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late John who died in 1959 and was predeceased by her son John, daughter Marie Ferretti, infant daughter Bernadette, grandson Matthew Christopher Faulkner and great grandson Mark Ferretti, Jr.. Survivors: include her daughters, Joan M. Faulkner, Cyrille Swanson, 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Service: Memorial Mass will be 10:30am Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Holy Family Home with Visitation: 10:00
Interment: Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, at a later date
Contributions: in her memory to Holy Family Home 5300 Chester Ave. Philadelphia, Pa 19143, would be preferred
Arrangements: Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill, Pa 19026; www.Toppitzer.us