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Christine E. Marx

  • On January 31, 2021
  • 23 Comments

Christine Elizabeth (Hughes) Marx, age 70 of South Park Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2021. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on November 19, 1950 and is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Eileen Hughes. Beloved wife of Frank J. Marx; loving mother of Stephen (Cindy) Marx and Graig (Katie) Marx; sister of Beth Hughes and the late Cheryl Kindal, Sue Gent, Donna Davidson and David Hughes; grandmother of Nathan, Molly, Maya and Simon.

Chris loved her morning walks and the daily greetings with friends along Corrigan Drive. She was a mother-figure to many in her family, always wanting the best. Private arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, McMurray, PA. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.PittsburghCremation.com.

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23 Comments

Bob & Judy Ganster
  • Feb 1 2021
Frank and family, We were deeply saddened to hear of Chris’ passing. We cannot imagine how difficult this can be for you now. Chris was such a fun loving and gentle soul. She cared about everyone. Be consoled in the fact that she will live on in our memories. We think about all the wonderful times we had with you and Chris. We will miss her.
Julie Schoppen
  • Feb 1 2021
Dear Frank, I am so sad for you and your family at the loss of Chris. I enjoyed her so much as you know, from all of the laughter and fun we had in the back row of the pool at Health Trax and the YMCA in Bethel. She was the person at the gym who said hello to every single person she encountered! I probably would not have known a soul there if it wasn't for Chris! We shared so many stories and life experiences while we exercised....I'll never forget her. I'm so sorry this beautiful light has left this world but I know that she is in heaven making friends.
Marlene DepalmaPalma
  • Feb 1 2021
My dear life-long, best friend Chris has been called home.  She was a kind, loyal, helpful, funny,  and joyful and brought a smile to everyone’s face. She was a bright light in a dark space. She has gone to join her family, friends and dance with the angels. Comfort to her family and legion of friends. It was my gift on Earth to have known you. I will miss you forever. 😭💔🙏
ROCK LOCASCIO
  • Feb 1 2021
FRANKY MY FRIEND. SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.
Anita Payne
  • Feb 1 2021
To the Hughes and Marx families my deepest sympathy. Chris and I went to high school together. I was so sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with you all. Anita Griffith Payne
sharon adams
  • Feb 2 2021
What time is it? oh no, Chris is already at the park and I'm still at home! My day started with thinking of Chris and where she was on the Corrigan Drive, South Park at this time. Loved seeing her car parked at the same spot where I would tie bags of food or whatever to her door handle. I had the privilege of knowing Chris for many many years and enjoyed our time together at the park. Sometimes our talks were serious and other times we laughed so hard we had to stop walking to catch our breath. Her family was "her world", especially her husband Frank. Everyone that knew Chris also knew the names of her sons, wives and especially her beautiful grandchildren. She was so proud of her family! You knew you were a special friend if you got a baggie of her exceptional cookies handed to you for no reason. Her famous line to me was "you cannot change how people act towards you, you can only change yourself and how you handle that situation" ALL the people that knew her along the path will miss her morning greeting, as will I. Whenever I feel like I cannot go to the park, I will think of Chris being there through all kinds of weather and seasons. Inspiration! South Park is now a little lonely and somber without her daily presence. Walk with the Angels!
Joe Reichard
  • Feb 2 2021
My deepest sympathies to the Marx’s. I have such wonderful memories growing up friends with Steve and spending time with the family. Chris was truly a special lady. The Reichard’s send their love.
Liz (Paiano)Cagnon
  • Feb 2 2021
Steve and Family I was so saddened to hear the passing of your beautiful mom. I have many fond memories of her. She was so nice, kind and funny. May she Rest In Peace
jackie gasbarro
  • Feb 2 2021
We are saddened to hear of Chris's passing. She was a lovely, caring person who was always there to lend a hand. THE GASBARRO FAMILY
Dick Grogan
  • Feb 2 2021
Frank,Steve,and Greg, our deepest sympathies. You are all like family and we've just misplaced a sister. Walking in the park and sampling cookies won't be the same. We plan on remembering the fun and good times and think of Cris and "Smile" Thank you brothers for sharing her life with ours. She was special and will not be forgotten Our best to you, Dick,Pat,Scott,and Alisha
Matt Dietz
  • Feb 2 2021
Mr. Marx, Graig and Katie, Steve and Cindy, We are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Marx's sweetness was only rivaled by her cookies. Throughout our lives she was funny and caring but we also knew not to cross her. You could always hear her cheering for you in the stands (she was always rooting for you even if you weren’t her kid). Your family has played such large role in our lives. We are sad that she’s no longer with us but hopefully your tears and ours can be dried through all the wonderful stories we can share. With Love, The Dietz Family
Richard & Peggy Szeg
  • Feb 4 2021
Dear Frank and the entire Marx Family, our deepest condolence on the loss of your best friend, wife and mother of your children, she was a great person, always had time for a wave, smile and a pleasant greeting. Our walk in the park will never be the same, always looked forward to seeing her for a short chat. She looked very healthy and we were shocked when we heard the news of her passing. May God help you and your family through the grieving process, and you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers Peggy & Rich Szeg
Mary & Bill Maro
  • Feb 5 2021
So sorry. Chris was a very nice person. She always had a smile and hello for everyone in South Park. We've seen her just about everyday over many year. We will certainly miss her.
Nan Case.
  • Feb 6 2021
I am heartsick. Special neighbor friend Stolen so soon. You will be missed ❤️
Allan Bullard
  • Feb 7 2021
Frank and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. While I never met Chris, I know how difficult a time this is and how greatly she will be missed. Molly's and my thoughts are with you.
Dave Roarty
  • Feb 7 2021
Frank, So sorry to see your wife's notice. It's such a blessing to have a partner for so long and so hard to even imagine losing that. No words can help, but I send best wishes for you and your family is this very difficult time. dave
Karen Comer
  • Feb 7 2021
Anyone who has walked South Park will sorely miss her presence ~~thank you beautiful lady for having “walked” through our lives...
Ellen Lamar
  • Feb 7 2021
I am so very saddened to read this news today. I knew Chris from the park and from Healthtrax and we had many conversations about our kids, grandkids etc. I would also run into her at Giant Eagle! She was a beautiful person, inside and out. May she rest in God’s peace. My condolences to all of her family and friends.
Elaine Zavage
  • Feb 7 2021
Frank, Stephen, and Graig and families, Our deepest sympathy to all of you and your families. We will greatly miss Chris's beautiful smile and friendly chats as we walk along Corrigan Dr. in South Park. South Park Friends, John and Elaine Zavage
Beth
  • Feb 7 2021
Chris was a great friend from back in the days when we played tennis together. She dearly loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She always shared pictures and stories about Nathan, Maya, Mollie and Simon. Frank, Chris always knew she hit the jackpot when she married you. She will be missed.
janet corbett
  • Feb 8 2021
Dear Frank & family, My deepest sympathy on the death of Chris. May her soul rest in peace with our Lord. I am a daily south park walker & over some twenty years I sooooo often talked or walked with chris. She was always so interesting to talk with, we talked about your sons, grands etc. As long as I continue to walk, there won't be a day I don't think of chris as I am walking along corrigan drive. Peace to all of you. janet corbett
Dan & Janet Lippert
  • Feb 8 2021
Frank, Steve and Greg and family, We were terribly saddened to hear of Chris' passing. We often ran into her while walking along Corrigan Drive in the park ( we spent more time talking than walking). It was quite evident from our conversations that she really was proud of you guys and loved you all tremendously. I have no idea how much you guys are hurting right now, but I do know that you will see her again, this isn't good-bye, just see you later. Stay strong, pray hard and know that she will always be with guys. Dan & Janet
Diane Smith
  • Feb 12 2021
I will miss seeing Chris walking in the park. My deepest sympathies.
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