Marlene's Story

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Marlene Joyce Doutt Altman, 80, returned to her heavenly home on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, following an extended illness.
Marlene was the youngest of three children born in New Castle on Oct. 31, 1936, to the late Eugene and Grace Buttermore Doutt.
She married the love of her life, Weston "Buck" Altman, 62 years ago on Oct. 7, 1955. He survives.
Marlene graduated from Mount Jackson High School in 1954.
She formerly worked at Airway Luggage and Walmart. She also was a loving caregiver to many.
Marlene was a member of Word Alive Church in Ellwood City.
Her hobbies included gardening, fishing and cooking.
In addition to her husband, Buck, survivors include two children, Lugene (Dave) Barber of Wampum and Weston (Laurie) Altman of North Beaver Township; six grandchildren, David Barber, Timothy Barber, Matthew Barber, Meghan Weltman, Katelyn Ratvasky and Amanda Long; and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Joseph (Millie) Doutt of Wampum; and her sister, Delores Boughter of Shenango Township.
She was preceded in death by a sister in infancy, Donna Mae Doutt.
Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St., Wampum.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Cliff Reynolds officiating.
Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Word Alive Church, 124 Scenic Hill Blvd., Ellwood City, PA 16117.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting marshallsfh.com.
Published on September 3, 2017
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