Marian \nAileene Cunningham, 89, of Butler, Pennsylvania, \npassed away on January 21, 2019 at the Sunnyview \nNursing and Rehabilitation Center. \n\nShe was born December 10, 1929 in New Castle, \nPennsylvania to the late John R Ellison and the late \nGrace Lentz Ellison. \n\nShe was a 1948 graduate of Butler High School. \nMarian was on the Election Board for 55 years. She \nwas the President of the Center Twp PTA and the \nPresident of Unionville Fire Department Ladies \nAuxiliary. Marian was a Deacon at St. Andrews United \nPresbyterian Church for over 25 years and was a \nSunday School Teacher. She was a Cub Scout Mother. \nMarian enjoyed bridge and cards. The first time she \nwent to Conneaut Lake was in 1954 and from then on \nconsidered it her second home. Marian liked to go to \nFlorida in the winter. She was a NASCAR fan and \nloved camping in the motor home. Marian loved \ntraveling and going on cruises to Alaska, St. \nLawrence Seaway, Panama Canal, Hawaii, and many \nmore. She enjoyed spending time with her family and \ncheering on the Steelers and Penguins. Marian loved \nwatching The Price is Right, Jeopardy and Wheel of \nFortune. She loved all sporting events and attending \ngrandchildren's football and baseball events. She \nwas a proud Grandma!\n\nMarian is survived by her one son, DuWayne (Linda) \nCunningham of Butler, PA; two daughters, Peggy \n(Paul) Shanor of Butler, PA, Heather (Brian) Fleeger \nof Butler, PA; six grandchildren, DeLynn \nCunningham, Cathy (Jared) Vance, Brent (Pam Bunz) \nCunningham, Paula (Greg) Zdilla, David Fleeger and \nBrandon Fleeger ; five \ngreat-grandchildren, Abigail Vance, Addison Vance, \nAshlyn Vance, Logan Zdilla, Landon Zdilla; one \nbrother, Raymond Ellison of Seminole, FL; and one \nsister-in-law, Shirley Perschke. My girlfriend of 75 \nyears Veva McConnell, in 1939 met at a one room \nschool - St Clair at the corner of Mercer and Duffy \nRoad. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.\n\n\nIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in \ndeath by her husband, Wayne Cunningham, who she \nmarried on April 3, 1948 and who passed away on \nAugust 1, 1999, one infant daughter, Cathy Grace, \none sister, Ina Mae Herold, and two brothers, Edwin \nand Wilbur Ellison.\n\nFriends will be received Wednesday, January 23, \n2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at \nThompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North \nStreet Butler, PA.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Thursday, January \n24, 2019, 10:00 am at the Thompson-Miller Funeral \nHome Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with \nPastor Merry H. Meloy of St. Andrews United \nPresbyterian Church, officiating.\n\nBurial will take place in the Rose Hill Cemetery.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made \nto Saint Andrews United Presbyterian Church, 201 E. \nJefferson St., Butler, PA 16001 or Meals on Wheels \nof Butler, 218 E. Jefferson St. Butler, PA 16001.