Marvel S. Roof 1933-2013

COPLEY – Marvel S. Roof, 79, formerly of Cortland, passed away at 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Hospice Care Centre of Copley.

She was born May 15, 1933, in Kinsman, the daughter of the late Rodney and Maude Moore Sisley.

Marvel was a 1951 graduate of Badger High School and attended Mount Union College. She was retired after more than 30 years of service from Packard Electric in Warren.

Mrs. Roof attended Mount Zwingli United Church of Christ in Wadsworth. She was a member of the Cortland Eastern Star. Her greatest joy was playing board games with her grandchildren as well as supporting and attending their functions. In the past she loved to play cards and dance.

Other than her parents, Marvel was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Roof, on Nov. 29, 1998; they were united in marriage on Aug. 21, 1954; and two sisters.

Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia R. (Edward) Arnold of Copley; one granddaughter, Haley Arnold; one grandson, Blake Arnold; and four sisters, Ardena (Robert) Meikle of Gustavus, Eloise (Alfred “Carl”) Beda of Howland, Janet (Ken) Collins of Jamestown, Pa., and Jean (David) Ware of Warren.

Funeral services will be held at noon Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, Cortland, where family and friends may visit two hours prior to the service. Pastor Keith Hejnal and Mr. Terry Meikle will celebrate Marvel’s life.

Mrs. Roof will be laid to rest next to her husband in Hillside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Zwingli United Church of Christ, 2172 S. Medina Line Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281.

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