Marianne J. Faust

August 21, 1937 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 84)


Marianne J. (Slowik) Faust, 84, died July 27, 2022 in her Maidencreek Township residence.

Born August 21, 1937, in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Lottie (Soltysik) Slowik.

Marianne was the beloved wife of Franklin S. Faust, whom she married on February 9, 1957. 

She was a graduate of Reading Catholic High School.

A member of Holy Guardian Angels R.C. Church, Hyde Park, Marianne was an active member of HGA Women’s Club, serving as its President in 1982-1983. 

She was employed with Holy Guardian Angels, as a secretary, since 1977, retiring in 2013.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her four children: Cheryl A. Faust of Macungie; Michael A., husband of Michelle Faust of Golden, CO; Kathleen L., wife of Alfonso DePippo of Scarsdale, NY; and Kimberly A., wife of Daniel Browne of Fair Haven, NJ.

There are also seven grandchildren: Amy and Lauren DePippo, Daniel and Jessica Browne and Ethan and Samuel Faust.

Marianne was preceded in death by her grandson, Nicholas DePippo on June 7, 2015.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Guardian Angels Church, 3121 Kutztown Road, Reading (Muhlenberg Township), PA 19605.  A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.  Burial will be private at Gethsemane Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Holy Guardian Angels Church, at the above address and/or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, in memory of Marianne Faust.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Reading is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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August 2, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church (Kutztown Road, Laureldale)

Mass of Christian Burial
August 2, 2022

10:30 AM
Holy Guardian Angels Church (Kutztown Road, PA)

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