~ marie christman ~

Marie I. Christman, age 93, of Cambridge, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

She was born June 20, 1924, in Malaga, a daughter of the late Stephen R. Beardmore and Nora Jane (McMullen) Beardmore.

Mrs. Christman was a 1941 graduate of Beallsville High School and Bliss Business College. In addition to raising four children, she assisted her husband in all his business endeavors and volunteer work. She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church, the DAV, and the Copers Club. She had recently attended her 75th high school class reunion.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul C. Christman in 2010; and her siblings, Denzil, Dorothy, Leland, Thomas Edison and Hazel Mae.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda S. Christman, of Marietta, and Diana J. Sirb, of Amhurst; two sons, Leslie P. (Tracy Kaufman) Christman, of Marysville, and Bryan C. (JoAnn) Christman, of Shaker Heights; eight grandchildren, Ann-Marie (David) Shibley, Alicia (Joseph) Poelzer, Abigail Christman, Rebecca Christman, Nathaniel Christman, Colleen Sirb, Cassandra Sirb and Kimberly Sirb; two great-grandchildren Ian and Elliott Poelzer; a sister-in-law Nada Beardmore; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Friday, June 23, 2017, at Bundy-Law Funeral Home. The service was held Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Bundy-Law, following a one-hour visitation. Burial followed in Northwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Unity Presbyterian Church, 130 North 7th St., Cambridge, OH 43725, or to Guernsey County Cancer Society, 927 E. Wheeling Ave., Suite 205, Cambridge, OH 43725.

Marie’s online tribute wall may be viewed and signed at www.bundy-lawfuneralhome.com.