Marlene M. (Martin) Daverso

April 27, 1945 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 75)


Marlene M. Daverso (Martin) was called home by the Lord to be reunited with her husband, Vincent P. Daverso on Saturday January 2,2021. Born April 27, 1945 to the late Richard and Dolores Martin. She resided in Jeannette, PA her entire life. Marlene loved everyone and always found the good in people. Her motto was "kill them with kindness". She worked for many years as a home visitor for the Head Start Program where she helped many children and their families in the Jeannette and surrounding areas. Marlene was a member of the Rosary Alter Society at Sacred Heart Church and the Hempfield #2 Ladies Auxiliary. She touched the lives of so many. Marlene is survived by her children Sherry Rager & husband Ronald, with whom she resided for the past 4 years (Jeannette), Darcy Krapf & husband Fred (Ohio), and Robert Hegland (Vicki, Jenn, Nevaeh & Leland) (Jeannette). Grandchildren Chelsea Rager (Mike Reynolds), Tarrah Radde (Damian Radde), Channing Rager (Brandon Dicenzo), Tyler Parry, Chana Rager (Perkka Wanjohi), Chrysa Rager (Michael Theys), Brandon Hegland and Madison Krapf. Great-Grandchildren; Jaleena, Mason, Madisyn, Chayse, Amico, Rozlynn & Mina. A dear brother in law and sister in law Joe & Rose Sarnelli, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and dear friends all of whom she loved very much. In addition to her devoted husband Vincent she was preceded in death by her sisters Thelma Aquilino and Betty Mohn. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday January 7th at 10am in Ascension Church Jeannette. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. Jeannette is assisting the family with arrangements. To send online condolences visit

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Funeral Mass
January 7, 2021

10:00 AM
Ascension Catholic Church
615 Division St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

January 7, 2021

11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Cemetery

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