Markey, Elizabeth Ann (Luplow), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Cartwright Care Center after a lengthy illness. Age 73 years. The daughter of the late Ira and Harriette (Rittenberry) Luplow was born on September 14, 1938 in Saginaw. She graduated from St. Andrews Catholic High School, the class of 1957. She married Thomas P. Markey on August 8, 1964; he predeceased her on April 10, 2002. Elizabeth had worked for Michigan Bell. She enjoyed knitting, reading books, watching movies, and University of Michigan Sports. Surviving are her children and their spouses; Thomas Patrick (Sharon) Markey II, Timothy Michael (Diane) Markey, Ruth Ann (Blair) Swanson, 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; her sisters Mary (James) Yule, Karen (George) Bishop and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers and a sister; Claude Luplow, Donna Kloha and John (Barb) Luplow. A memorial service will be held at 11:00a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012 at W. L. Case and Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Fr. Osward Murungi will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral chapel on Friday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Covenant VNA.