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Martha Van Fossan

Martha M. “Marty” Van Fossan, 98, of Wintersville, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020, at Lancia Villa Vista.

She was born December 31, 1921, in Pleasant Hills a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Liptak Kliner. Marty was retired from the Steubenville License Bureau and a lifelong member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Marty was one of the women from the CWC who courageously removed sacred objects from the burning Blessed Sacrament Church.

Preceding Marty in death were her husband Earl H. Van Fossan on January 20, 2003; her sisters Margaret, Mildred Bair and Agnes Mavromatis; brothers Joseph, Steve, Emil, William, Ambrose and Edward Kliner.

Marty is survived by her children Jeffrey (Dorothy) Van Fossan, Daniel (Jeanne Ann) Van Fossan and Suzanne (Terry) Baney; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

The family wants to acknowledge Lancia Villa Vista for their care and compassion.

Memorials may be directed to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 852 Main St., Wintersville, OH 43953.

Due to the COVID pandemic, all services are private.

Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.