Marie Foist Hanshaw

                                                    ┌── Henry Gilbert Hanshaw
                                                    │    1867-1902 
                       ┌── Charles Wesley Hanshaw ──┤
                       │    1887-1965               │
                       │                            └── Mary Elizabeth Myers
                       │                                 1869-1955 
Marie Foist Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1928                │
D: 2010                │
                       └── Stella Alice Carte
M: Pete Tofi

Marie Foist Hanshaw     [ID 14632] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 30 1928, Kanawha County, West Virginia.1,2,3  

She married Pete Tofi2,4,5,6,7 [Petros Tofi8], Oct 17 19612,4,5,6,7, Kanawha County, West Virginia2,4,5,6,7.  Pete, son of Petros + Marie Tofi, was born Nov 9 1930, Famagusta, Cyprus.2,3,8  

Marriage performed by Marie's brother, Herman F. Hanshaw.2  


Stella Tofi; married Robert White.
Michael Tofi; married Laura --.
John Tofi.

Marie Foist Hanshaw died Nov 9 2010.3  

Pete died Jan 2 2011, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; age 80.3,8  

Pete's obituary was published as follows:8

Petros Tofi, 80, of Kanawha City passed away Sunday, January 2, 2011 at CAMC Memorial Hospital.  Petros was a retired chef, having served the Sterling Restaurant for 20 years and Southern Kitchen for ten years.  He attended the Southeast Church of the Nazarene, Kanawha City.  Petros was born in Famagusta, Cyprus, and came to Charleston when he was 15 years old.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War.  Petros loved swimming, fishing and playing basketball with his children.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Marie Hanshaw Tofi; parents, Petros and Marie Tofi; and sister, Thelka.  He is survived by his children, Stella (Robert) White of Kanawha City, Michael (Laura) Tofi of Charleston and John Tofi of Charleston; grandchildren, John C. Tofi II, Megan Lee Smith and Michael Tofi; and special friend, Cheyenne Sheets.  Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at the Southeast Church of the Nazarene, Kanawha City, with Pastor Ollie R. Parsons officiating.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, with military rites performed by the VFW.  Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Southeast Church of the Nazarene, 5102 MacCorkle Avenue S.E, Charleston, WV 25304.  Condolences may be sent to the family at  Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

(photo)Photo: Marie Foist Hanshaw & Pete Tofis marriage record Kanawha County, West Virginia 2


  1. 1930 census, Elk Township, Kanawha County, West Virginia; roll T626-2538, ED 60, page 18A, line #13, dwelling #349, family #353.
  2. Marie Foist Hanshaw & Pete Tofis marriage record; West Virginia Division of Culture and History:
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971;
  5. Obituary of Homer Clinton Hanshaw.
  6. Obituary of Delsie Mae Hanshaw.
  7. Kenneth Paul Hanshaw obituary.
  8. Obituary of Petros Tofi;
    U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection;

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