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Marilyn W. Skelly

November 18, 1930 ~ July 26, 2018 (age 87)

Marilyn Wilson Skelly, 87, formerly of Mt. Lebanon, went peacefully home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 26, 2018. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, David Collin Skelly; her parents Albert J. Wilson and Mary (Wylie) Wilson; and one granddaughter, Emily Brown.  She was the loving mother of James (Patricia) Skelly of Ormond Beach, FL, Lynda (Richard) Brown, of Spring Mills, PA, Brian Skelly, of Ellicott City, MD, Craig (Karen) Skelly, of Eldersburg, MD, and David (Christine) Skelly, of Morrow, OH; adored grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of Carol (Wilson) Smith of Valencia, PA; and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marilyn was born and raised in Wilkinsburg and lived in the Pittsburgh area her entire life.  She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (1952) and was active in the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.  It was at Penn State where she met Dave through her friend and future sister-in-law, Gertrude. In addition to loving her husband and family, Marilyn was an avid tennis player, Penn State football fan, and active member of Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed her grandchildren, her Bible study group, being in the sun & at the beach, traveling with Dave, and playing bridge. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday at Laughlin Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday, August 4, at Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church, 1207 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. Private interment will be at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Beverly Heights Memorial Fund.

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