Miriam L. (Weitzel) Fierstos

November 24, 1924 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 97)


Miriam Fierstos, 97, of North Manchester, Indiana, passed away at 8:13 a.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Peabody Retirement Community.  She was born in Wabash, Indiana on November 24, 1924 to Donald W. and Mable C (Harb) Weitzel.

Miriam was a member of St. Roberts Catholic Church, North Manchester, Indiana. She married Leroy G. Fierstos on September 7, 1942. He passed away on March 18, 2017. She was a lifetime homemaker.

She is survived by sons, Daniel L. Fierstos (Penny) of North Manchester, Indiana, and Donald R. Fierstos (Tawana) of Auburn, Pennsylvania; daughters, Mrs. David (Beverlee) Whitaker of Wabash, Indiana, Mrs. Robert (Melissa) Love of Abbeville, South Carolina, and Melinda S. Fierstos of Marion, Indiana; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, one brother, and one sister.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the St. Roberts Catholic Church, 1203 IN-114, North Manchester, Indiana, with Father Dennis Di’Benedetto officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 from 4-7 p.m. with Rosary Service beginning at 7 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Homes 231 Falls Ave. Wabash, Indiana.

Preferred memorials may be directed to DVA Local Veteran Transportation in care of McDonald Funeral Home.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Miriam Fierstos's final arrangements.

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December 28, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
December 29, 2021

10:30 AM

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