YOUNGSTOWN - Elizabeth C. "Betty" Swider Marucci Berquist, 89, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her home.
Betty was born June 29, 1924, in Youngstown, the daughter of Anthony and Josephine Pienta Swider.
Mrs. Berquist had worked at Strouss' Department Store in Boardman. She was a member of St. Christine Church in Youngstown.
Betty leaves four sons, Leonard L. Marucci of Venice, Fla., George Marucci of Canfield, Daniel M. Berquist of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., and Robert W. Berquist of Bessemer, Pa.; nine grandchildren, including Alicia Berquist, whom she raised; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leonard L. Marucci; her second husband, Alexander D. Berquist; three brothers; and three sisters.
Family and friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Christine Church, where a memorial service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.