Marcia Sue McGinnis Runyan

(Marcia Sue McGinnis Runyan in an earlier photo.)

MARCIA SUE McGINNIS RUNYAN, 84, of Highland Oaks, Clarion, Pa. passed away Thursday evening, December 24, 2020 at Clarion Hospital following a brief illness.Born in Franklin, Pa. on June 13, 1936, she was the daughter of Winnie and Mildred Dunkle McGinnis. She graduated from the former Emlenton High School in 1954. Marcia Sue married James Charles Runyan in June of 1954, and he passed away Nov. 21, 1974. One of her great treasures in life was receiving photos and various greeting cards from her family and friends, and enjoyed being a caring and loving mother and grandmother. Surviving are two daughters: Elaine (Scott) Sheatz of Kossuth and Pamela Day of Eau Claire; three sons: James (Pam) Runyan of Emlenton, Christopher (Brenda) Runyan) of Parker, and Robert “Clutch” (Amy) Runyan of Emlenton. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Michelle Green, Christopher, Zachery, and Cody Runyan, Hunter Sheatz, Krystle and Brandon Day; two step-grandchildren: Wesley Baum and Tifani Snyder; twelve great-grandchildren and six step-greatgrandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Marcia was preceded in death by a granddaughter, April Sheatz Martinez who passed in May of 2019. Arrangements are private and interment will be private at the Emlenton Cemetery at a later date. H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home of Parker is assisting the family in this time of need. The family suggests memorials be made to a local Food Bank/Food Cupboard of Donor’s Choice. To view/send condolences, sympathy cards visit

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