Marianne Principe Markey, age 56, passed away at home, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, ending her twenty year battle with migraine headaches. She is survived by Richard Markey Jr. her husband, her lover and her best friend. They would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on August 26th, 2014.
Born August 20th, 1957 in Harrisburg, PA, Marianne was preceded in death by her Father, Vincent E. Principe with whom she shared a birthday, and a love-hate relationship with Phillies baseball. She is survived by her mother Janet J. Principe, her brothers Thomas V. and Vincent D. Principe, her sister Diane M. Principe and numerous nieces and nephews to whom she was known as Zizi Mev.
Marianne was retired from the Pennsylvania Public Television Network where she was the Director of Network Scheduling and a staunch advocate for Public Television. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and a love of books and reading.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:00 PM, at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 359 W. Areba Ave., Hershey, PA 17033
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Marianne's name to the National Headache Foundation, 820 N. Orleans, Suite 41, Chicago, Illinois 60610.