Hattie (Marbell) Harmon

December 5, 1927 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 93)


Hattie (Marbell) Harmon, age  93  , of Prospect, peacefully passed away on   July  5 , 2021 at her daughter’s residence.

Born December 5, 1927 in Aliquippa, PA; she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Viola Goettel Marbell.

She was a faithful member of the Prospect community and The Presbyterian Church of Prospect, where she was a Deacon for over 30years, a member of the Sunday Morning Fellowship Class, a member of the Women of the Bible Study, a volunteer coordinator for Coffee Hour after weekly church.  She was a member of TAN, Thurs At Noon, Bible study, and Prospect Women’s Club, where she served as President many times over the years.  She also served on the Prospect Borough election board for many years.

Earlier in life, she was in the former Prospect Fireman’s Women’s Auxiliary Club, a Prospect Girl Scout Leader, and the Butler County Women’s Extension Club.  Back in the 1950’s, she served as secretary of the Prospect School  Board. 

Hattie enjoyed golfing, she was a past member and treasurer of 11 years of the Lake Arthur Ladies League on Wednesday morning, and the Friday evening Couple’s Golf League at Stoughton’s.

Her hobbies were needlework, golfing, wintering in Florida, reading, baking, cooking, and gardening.

She is survived by her daughter Kathleen (David) Gallagher of Prospect; four grandchildren Lynn (Donald) Peters of Slippery Rock, Robert (Shannon) Stiteler of Ellwood City, Michelle (Bill) Powell of Ellwood City, Chad (Crystal) Gallagher of Butler; ten great grandchildren Gregory Baker, Zachariah (Amee) Baker, Victoria Allen, Kaitlyn Wright, Tyler Powell, Lily Gallagher, Gracie Gallagher, Shawn Farabaugh, Dominic Farabaugh, Adrianna Farabaugh ; four great great grandchildren Sebastian Baker, Gwendolynn Baker, Declan Cramer, Austin Shorts; one sister Loretta McIntyre of Granger, IN; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Jefferson Harmon, who she married April 26, 1947 and who died May 21, 2008; her daughter Wendy Stiteler, 2 brothers Arthur Marbell and Daniel Marbell; and her sister Marie Lachowski.

Visitation will be Wednesday 6-8, Thursday 2-4 and 6-8

Funeral will be held July 9 at 11am at The Presbyterian Church of Prospect

Dave Fox Officiating

Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Butler.

Memorial Contributions: The Presbyterian Church of Prospect Deacons Fund

At 115 Church Street Prospect, PA

The Prospect Library at 357 Mainstreet Prospect, PA

VNA at 154 Hindman Road Butler, PA

The Family would like to thank everyone at the VNA Butler home care and hospice for their wonderful care given ,and for all the cards, phone calls, and prayers during mom’s illness.  


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July 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Prospect Dave Fox Officiating Interment (Greenlawn Cemetery)

Funeral Service
July 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Presbyterian Church of Prospect Dave Fox Officiating Interment (Greenlawn Cemetery)

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