Passing of Marleen Steers (nee Cerullo) May 14, 2020

May 12, 1933 ~ May 14, 2020 (age 87)

Marleen Angela Steers (nee Cerullo)
May 12, 1933 – May 14, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of Marleen (Cerullo) Steers, a long time member of our San Antonio Church Family. Due to the current pandemic, services will be private. Please keep Marleen’s family and friends in your prayers.

Our San Antonio Church community sends its prayers and condolences to the Steers, Cerullo, and Stevens families on the passing of Marlene (Cerullo) Steers.  She was a resident of Covenant Village at the time of her death.  Marlene was a parishioner of San Antonio throughout her life; along with her parents Anthony and Rose (Stevens) Cerullo who were both descendants of the original families who settled in the Lower Lick Run area of South Fairmount.  The Cerullo family homesteads were once located  at 1890 Queen City and 1730  Harrison Avenues.  Marlene and her mother Rose were staunch supporters of our church and were part of the organized group who held many meeting  and candle light vigils in the 1980’s to keep San Antonio open.  She was a member of the Ladies Sodality (later the Men’s and Women’s Society) and worked all the festivals, spaghetti dinners and other fundraising events.  She was present at the 50th Anniversary, the Diamond Jubilee in 1997, and the dedication of our Memorial Brick Garden.  She became widowed early in her marriage when Ronald died suddenly and worked hard to support their 6 children on her own.  She eventually became the 1st female E.M.T. Fire Fighter for the City of Cheviot from 1976-1998.  Preceding her in death were husband Ronald, sons Duane, Dana and Darren Steers.  Marlene leaves to mourn her passing, daughters Diana Michaels, Donna (Ted) Richards, Debbie (Jim) Still, 12 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren.  She also leaves many cousins and friends.  A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. 

Obituary at Niehard Minges Funeral Home.

Steers, Marlene A. (nee Cerullo), beloved wife of the late Ronald Steers. Loving mother of Diana Michels, Donna (Ted) Richards, Debby (Jim) Still and the late Duane, Dana and Daren Steers. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, staff & friends from Covenant Village. Dear sister of the late Rosie Schneller. Loving daughter of the late Anthony Cerullo and Rose (Stevens) Cerullo. Age 87 years. Marlene was the first female E.M.T. Fire Fighter for the City of Cheviot. She served faithfully from 1976 to 1998. Services will be private. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to The Cheviot Fire Department, 3814 Harrison Ave. Cheviot, Ohio 45211.

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