Marilyn J. Wolfe | News, Sports, Jobs

EAST LIVERPOOL – Marilyn J. Wolfe, 91, a longtime resident of East Liverpool, died of her earthly home to be with her Lord on Sunday September 11, 2022 at East Liverpool City Hospital. Marilyn was born in East Liverpool on December 16, 1930, daughter of the late Thomas Howard and Mary A. (Burrows) Wolfe, Jr. She graduated in 1948 from East Liverpool High School and in 1949 she graduated from Ohio Valley Business College. . Marilyn worked for the Ohio Bell Telephone Company in offices in East Liverpool, Steubenville and Lakewood, Ohio. She then continued with the telephone company in Denver, Colorado. Marilyn was employed at Crucible Steel Corporation for twenty years until they closed in 1982.

She served as executive director of United Way of Southern Columbiana County.

Marilyn was a member of the Business and Professional Women Club for 32 years, Eastern Star Crystal Chapter 18 for 24 years and East Liverpool City Hospital Women’s Auxiliary for 20 years as a surgical hostess. She was a member of the East Liverpool Lions Club for 20 years as president in 2000-2001. She received the Lion of the Year award in 2001 and received the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship Award in 2011. She was a board member of The Salvation Army and also served for eleven years on the board of Columbiana County Community Action Credit Counseling.

Marilyn was proud “Potter”, she belonged to the Tower Club of the East Liverpool High School Alumni Association and was active with her class of 1948. She served as a volunteer to deliver Meals On Wheels. She was a longtime member of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church where she served as president of Women in the Church (WIC) and was a member of the Pearl Davison Missionary Circle. More recently, she was a member of the First Church of Christ Disciples.

Marilyn has always had a great love for animals and has rescued and cared for the welfare of many in her lifetime. She had many interests and enjoyed traveling in her youth, visiting nearly every state in the United States, including Hawaii, and traveling internationally. She was an avid golfer, bowler, hiker, photographer, amateur oil painter and enjoyed reading and writing poetry. Although she has always been an avid reader, to quote her “In the advanced years, reading was the most important activity in which I was involved.”

In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her aunts, uncles, cousins ​​and special friends who were very dear to her.

At his request, there will be no call hours. A private funeral service was held at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

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