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Marilyn Margaret Garvin

December 31, 1969 — August 20, 2020

West Winfield, New York

Marilyn Nolan Garvin, 85, passed away Thursday evening, August 20, 2020 at Foltsbrook Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Herkimer.

She was born in West Winfield, NY on June 22, 1935.  After graduating from West Winfield High School, she moved to Utica where she began working in the personnel department of Chicago Pneumatic and continued her career there until her retirement.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her mother, Charlotte Roberts Nolan Wilcox, step-father Kenneth Wilcox and father Edward Nolan. She is survived by her special nieces and friends, Marge Himes of Albany and Deb Nolan of West Winfield and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, John Edward Nolan, a sister, Betty Ann Bradbury and by her sister, Marjorie Sousa.

Marilyn enjoyed watching football, going for nature walks and visiting her favorite elephants at the Syracuse Zoo.  Her love and devotion to animals continued throughout her entire life and beyond.

In respecting Marilyn's wishes, there are no calling hours.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, August 27, 2020, commencing at 11am from St. Joseph the Worker Church, Main St., West Winfield with the Rev. Silvaster Sarihaddula, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Bridgewater, New York.  Please consider and send contributions in her memory to Steven Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502.  The care for Marilyn and her family has been entrusted to Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5, between Little Falls and St. Johnsville, 315-508-5131.  To offer condolences to Marilyn's family, please click above.
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