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Naomi C. (Brothers) Black

May 27, 1941 ~ February 6, 2019 (age 77)

Naomi C. (Brothers) Black, 77, of Markle, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family.

A daughter of the late Kleo Brothers and Leona M. (Ball) Brothers, she was born May 27, 1941 in Punxsutawney, PA.

Naomi had been employed as a production worker with Uncle Charley’s Sausage in Vandergrift before retirement.  She was of the Presbyterian faith.  Naomi enjoyed reading, family picnics and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, James R. Black of Markle; her two daughters, Margene Illar of Hyde Park and Jennifer Foster (Douglas) of Waynesville, Ohio; two grandchildren, Justine Romeo (Kevin) of New Alexandria and Hayden Foster of Waynesville, Ohio; three great-grandchildren, Abigail, Ellie and Mason Romeo; two brothers, Harold “Ed” Brothers of Idabel, Oklahoma and Kleo “Bud” Brothers (Mandi) of Markle.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Bernice Lemmon, Mona Lee Coy and an infant sister.

Friends welcomed by her family on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1 PM until the time of ceremonies at 5 PM at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051) with the Rev. Cliff Foster officiating.  Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Naomi may be made to the Monarch Hospice Donation Fund, 2837 Leechburg Rd., Lower Burrell, PA 15068.

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