Mark Romanoski, 46

Mark Romanoski, 46, of 3rd Ave., Koppel passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver following a courageous two year battle with cancer.

Born January 23, 1971 in New Brighton, he was the son of the late Darl L. Romanoski and Jill Thellman Romanoski with whom he resided.

Mark formerly worked at the Rowan Rd. Driving Range in Cranberry. He was a member of the Koppel United Methodist Church and graduated from Blackhawk High School in 1989. Mark was a member of the IMBS Club in Koppel where he enjoyed playing on the pool team and playing bocce. He was an avid Steeler Fan. Tina Leslie said it best: “Mark will be reunited with his Dad and they will be doing the “Curly Shuffle”.

In addition to his mother, Jill, survivors include a daughter that meant the world to him, Danielle Nicole Romanoski of Effort, PA; grandmother, Marge Thellman of East Palestine, Ohio; aunts, Jean Thellman and Darlene Wiley; uncles, Ron (Ro) Thellman, Ed (Sue) Romanoski; and numerous cousins and good friends, especially Dwayne “Dewey” Mihalow, Bob Freed and Debbie Suders.

He was preceded in death by his father Darl on December 21, 2010; paternal grandparents, Ed and Gaynell Romanoski, maternal grandmother, Rebecca Thellman, maternal grandfather, Dan Thellman; and uncles, Chuck Wiley and Dan Thellman

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday February 19 from 4 pm until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Koppel United Methodist Church, PO Box 59, Koppel, PA 16136.

The family would like to thank the following for their kind and compassionate care given to Mark. Dr. Kim and staff in Oakland ENT, Dr. Medwick and staff in Beaver, Dr. Lancaster and staff in Beaver, Catholic Hospice Palliative Care, especially Cheryl, Gabby, and Susan, Anova Health Care nurse Peggy; Good Samaritan Hospice of Beaver staff especially nurses, Rhonda and Valerie; and for him many friends for their continued prayers.

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4 thoughts on “Mark Romanoski, 46

  1. Jill and family, we are so saddened to hear about Mark’s passing. I have fond memories of Mark, he had a great laugh and huge smile. You have our deepest condolences and may God grant ease for your grief.

  2. Jill–so sorry to hear about the passing of your son (and your husband a few years ago).

    Your former Lincoln High classmate–

  3. Dear Jill, & Family
    Deepest Sympathy on your loss. Praying for comfort and Peace for all of you. Love and prayers! Jim Colsimo

  4. When a child – no matter how old – goes to be with Our Lord before us, our heart aches forever! Thank God for our faith knowing that we will someday all be reunited! God bless you, Jill and give you the strength to handle this tremendously sad time in your life! You are in my thoughts and prayers! Love, Lori (Zurynski) Wimer

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