Popovec , Marlene
Marlene "Joanie" (Baughman) Popovec, a devout Christian, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. A lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh area, Marlene was born and raised in Norvelt to the late Clarence and Grace (Lauffer) Baughman. She was preceded in death by her loving brother, Clarence "Chuck" Baughman. Joanie was survived by her Uncle Wayne "Ike" Lauffer and many cousins. Loving and full of life, she is survived by many special friends including her close friend of 40 years, Adele Maker-Hoffmann and her husband, Bill Hoffman, who have adopted her precious cat, Lily. Marlene was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and recently retired after many years at Federal Express. Family and friends will be received at 11 a.m. Monday in the JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, Norvelt, at which time her service will begin with the Rev. Dr. Dale L. Porterfield officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Unity Cemetery.