Mildred C. Markward

Apr 7 1927
Aug 28 2022
95 Years

Mildred C. Markward, 95, of Coatesville, passed away at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Born in Unionville, she was the daughter of the late Harry G. Cunningham and Katie Stone Cunningham Bullard. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank (Meta) Markward, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.

Mildred was a 1945 graduate of Scott Senior High School.

She was the oldest member of Hephzibah Baptist Church.

She is survived by two children, Frank C. Markward of Virginia, husband of the late Karen, and Penny M. Guyer and husband Luke Keiter of Coatesville; four grandchildren, Michael Guyer Jr. and wife Elaine, Kirt Guyer and wife Jessica, Frank Markward Jr., and Mandi Dowdy wife of Robbie; five great-grandchildren, Dalton Guyer, Parker Guyer, Brayden Markward, Colton Dowdy, and Hailey Dowdy.

She is preceded in death by three siblings, Harry G. Cunningham, Alice Johnson, and Elizabeth Miller.

Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Mildred's honor to either of the following organizations by clicking one of the following hyperlinks:

• The American Cancer Society

• The American Heart Association


Frankie and Penny, The Elvin family loved your mother She was a special woman. But she is with Meta and she is happy. Love to you both. Skeet and Dickie.

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Dear Penny & Luke 

      We are so sorry for your loss. We know it so very difficult. But please know that we are thinking of you and your families.  I spent a few fun days with your mom. She was a beautiful woman! May God bless you all.                                             Don & Louise Martz 

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Sincere condolences at the loss of the wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt & friend to many. May her memory be eternal.

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I am very sorry to learn of the passing of your Mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.


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Penny, Michael and Kirt, we are so very sorry for the loss of your mother and mom-mom. We have so many wonderful memories of her and your dad and pop-pop that we will hold dear forever, as you do too. You and your family are in our prayers. Much love, Linda and Joe Cozzone



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Penny and Frank so sorry to hear about Kneily passing away she looked great in your pictures on vacation not too long ago. I’ve known your mom for years through Tops. She was a wonderful woman. Always enjoyed seeing your posts with her and the grandkids on Facebook sincerely Brenda K. Powell

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 This is Brenda again, my text is supposed to say Millie. Not Kniele  So sorry Millie is gone.

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 Penny and Frank I am so sorry to hear that Millie  has died. She looks so healthy in the pictures from your vacation that you shared on Facebook I’ve known your mother for years through Tops!She was a great woman. Sincerely Brenda K. Powell

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Dear Frank and Penny,  Our heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your dear Mom and Matriarch.  She loved and it was apparent.  May you all find comfort and peace in the days ahead.  Your ALL in our thoughts and prayers.



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