Marian L. Marlin, age 88, passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Christiana Hospital.
Marian was a devout Catholic, who was a member of St. John/ Holy Angels Parish. An avid Phillies and Eagles fan, she will be remembered as a wonderful woman, kind and gracious to all.
Born in Dubuque, IA on December 16, 1932, Marian was the daughter of John and Mabel (Brede) Sullivan. Marian was predeceased by her husband, George B. Marlin Jr.
Marian is survived by daughters, Diane Sheldrake (Donald), Janet Hawkins (Lynn); son, Scott Marlin (Teena); her seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held at 10:00am with a service at 11:00am on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808. Interment will be private. Per the family’s request, masks and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers, Marian's family suggests donations be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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