HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Marne Moesta Fiscus Kantner, 85, passed peacefully away at Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care surrounded by the love of her family on Saturday, October 5, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Marne was born January 17, 1934 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania to the late Margaret Stewart Smith Moesta and Frank Nason Moesta.
She was a 1952 graduate of Bridgeville High School and was a homemaker.
She married LTC (retired) John E. Fiscus on December 29, 1956 and later divorced. She married James H. Kantner on June 26, 1982 and he preceded her in death in 1999.
Marne’s joy in life was being a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was an avid traveler and loved visiting her children as they scattered around the world. She was active in the Air Force Officer Wives Club for 25 years during her service as a military spouse. She was a leader for Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts and served her community as an American Red Cross volunteer and member of the Jameson Junior Guild.
She is survived by her children, Sandra (John) Leipheimer of Brussels, Belgium, Kathleen (John) Edmiston of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, John (Kim) Fiscus of Pittsville, Maryland and Matthew (Dawn) Fiscus of Peachtree City, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Samantha Leipheimer (Dan) Powell, John Leipheimer, Alexis Leipheimer, Logan Edmiston, Cody Fiscus, Megan Fiscus, Nason Fiscus and Lauryn Fiscus; two great-grandsons, Austin and Aiden Powell and her sister, Helen Lynne Windley. She is also survived by her stepchildren, James, Thomas, Daniel and Gary Kantner, Linda Kantner Zipay and an extended Kantner family.
Marne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Patricia Schneider Black; a brother, Henry E. Moesta; two infant sisters; a daughter, Marnie L. Fiscus and a granddaughter, Sandra M. Edmiston.
A memorial service will be held Friday, November 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Claire Megles officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care Benevolence Fund or Kindred Hospice.
Arrangements handled by John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.