Kristine L. Marhefka Speight

Kristine L. Marhefka Speight, age 55, of Fairchance, PA passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. Devoted daughter of Frank and Alfreda (Brownfield) Marhefka, she was born February 13, 1969 in Uniontown PA. Preceded in death by her beloved brother, Frank “Butch” Marhefka. Proud mother of Trey Speight and wife Ashlynn of Bethlehem, GA. Loving sister of Leslie Dempsey and husband David of Chicago, IL. Treasured aunt and Godmother to Sophia, Eva and Juliet of Chicago, IL. Dear niece of Patti and Bruce Sterling of Uniontown, PA and John Brownfield of Central Village, CT. Also left to cherish Kristine’s memory are several fond cousins.

Kristine was a graduate of Geibel High School and California University of Pennsylvania. She was a member of St. Cyril & Methodius Roman Catholic Church. Kristine devoted her life to a 30-year career as a Speech and Language Pathologist in the Albert Gallatin School District where she touched thousands of lives. She was a member of PSEA and her teaching career brought her tremendous joy. She had recently retired and had so very much to look forward to in the coming years.

Kristine was a remarkable caregiver at heart and selflessly put everyone’s needs before her own. She was an incredibly generous and selfless individual who truly left a lasting impact in this world. Her presence, beautiful smile, cheerful demeanor and contagious laugh will be deeply missed by all who loved her.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Kristine’s name to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at or on the funeral home Facebook page.

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