Mark R. Marche

Mark R. Marche, 41 of 25 Brandy Camp Circle, Ridgway, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born Aug. 26, 1972 in Ridgway, son of Theodore “Junior” and Stella Sarnoski Marche Jr. of Brandy Camp, who survive. Mark was employed in the past at Smith’s Sports Store in St. Marys, Metaldyne in Ridgway, Joy Manufacturing in Franklin and was employed as a welder at Forum Welding in Clearfield at the time of his death.He was a member at Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp. Mark belonged to the Moose Club in Ridgway. He was an avid fisherman, especially fly fishing and also enjoyed hunting. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He is also survived by three sisters, Tina (Jeff) Buchheit of St. Marys, Hope (Tim) Swanson of St. Marys, and Cathy Harvey of Kersey. He was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore W. Marche. A Mass of Christian Burial for Mark R. Marche will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp with Msgr. Charles Kaza as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Brandy Camp Cemetery.Friends may call on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. Memorial donations may be made to the National Rifle Association.