Marian Irene Surovick

Marian Irene Surovick

Marian Irene Surovick, 88, of Albion, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at UPMC Hamot.  She was born March 21, 1931 in Linesville, PA, a daughter of the late Arthur and Bernice (Young) Butterfield.  Marian graduated from Linesville High School, and, along with her late husband, owned and operated the Ram’s Head Inn in Albion for 22 years.  She was a member of St. Lawrence and St. Philip Catholic Churches in Albion and Crossingville, and was a member of the Edinboro/McKean VFW Women’s Auxiliary.  Raising her family was always Marian’s first priority.  She enjoyed playing the organ, traveling with her husband, seeing new places, talking to her friends on the phone and writing letters to her sister in Washington.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Surovick, on August 18, 2009, and a brother, Paul “Bud” Butterfield.  She is survived by a son, Francis M. “Butch” Surovick Jr. and his wife, Karen, of Fairview, three daughters, Joanna Twichel and her husband, Gary, of Albion, Rosemarie Thrasher and her husband, David, of Cincinnati, OH, Jane Sauers of McKean, PA, three sisters, Margaret New of Tacoma, WA, Keith McGuire of Linesville, Alice Gehr and her husband, Paul, of Linesville.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and her special dog, Bruiser.  Calling hours will be held at the Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, on Saturday from 9am-11am, followed by a graveside service at St. James Cemetery, Crossingville, with Fr. James Kennelley officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2115 West 38th Street, Erie, PA  16508.  To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit 


Left by  “Brian C. Sheffer” on 06/14/2019

To the entire family, The Sheffer Family sends our thoughts and prayers to you all. May the Lord cover you with peace and Love during this time of need. We love you and our prayer are with you all .

Left by  “milt and nancy hunt” on 06/14/2019

our condolences to all of marians family, she was a great lady. will be missed.

Left by  “Tiffany Pike” on 06/14/2019

Those that we love deeply we carry with us always. Sending loving thoughts your way.

Left by  “Tanya Larkins” on 06/14/2019

A life may have ended but the relationship has not. Rose, keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Left by  “Roger and Kris Copeland ” on 06/13/2019

Our deepest sympathies and prayers.

Left by  “Walt & Deb Weir” on 06/13/2019

Thoughts and Prayers to family and friends. What a wonderful person who will be missed by so many. Still miss the fun times at Rams Head.

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