Donna G. Markle Serbanjak, 93, of Herminie, PA died Friday January 3, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born October 25, 1926 in Youngwood, PA. Daughter of the late Edward R. and Pearl Sweitzer Markle. Donna was an active member of St. Marks Lutheran Church in Arona, PA for seventy plus years. She loved to bake and always had a very big garden. Donna never left home without being well dressed with one of her many hats. She is preceded in death by both parents, her loving husband of 54 years - Frank Serbanjak Jr., one son – Floyd Leon Serbanjak, three brothers – William, Gene and Paul Markle and two sisters – Dolly Markle and Wanda DeBarr. She is survived by one daughter – Marcia Aufinger of Wendel, PA, two brothers – Gilbert Markle of Greensburg, PA and George Markle and wife Judy of Greensburg, PA, four sisters – Ann Hoburn of Hunker, PA, Nancy DiLoretta of New Stanton, PA, Sue May and husband Fred of Latrobe, PA and Betty Nalepa of Burbank, OH. Friends will be received from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA. Services will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11 am at St. Marks Lutheran Church in Arona, PA 15617 with Dr. Rev. John Harmon officiating. Private interment will follow at the St. Paul Seanor Church Cemetery. The family would like to thank Cathy, Jacalyn, Jill and Rose from UPMC Family Hospice for all the love and compassionate care they gave to Donna.
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