Marilyn Louise Soltis

February 5, 1952January 28, 2021

Marilyn Louise Soltis was born on February 5, 1952 in Berea, Ohio and passed away on January 28. She was the daughter of John James Soltis and Marceile Sylvia Novak. She was the sister of Neil John Soltis of Hudson, Wisconsin and the ever adoring aunt of Margo Soltis of Osceola, Wisconsin and Erika Soltis Griffith of Longmont, Colorado. Marilyn was a summa cum pause graduate of Mount St. Joseph College and earned a masters degree in education from Baldwin Wallace College. Marilyn taught elementary school at St. Raphael parish for many years. Marilyn was a lover of books and art. She relished the chance to view new exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art. There will be a mass of remembrance at St. Brendan Church, 4242 Brendan Lane, North Olmsted, Ohio at 10:00 am on Friday, February 5. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her name to the Porter Public Library in Westlake, Ohio.



  • Memorial Mass

    Friday, February 5, 2021


  • Inurnment Private


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Bo Willis

February 11, 2021

To the Soltis family, my most sincere condolences on your loss. Marilyn (Miss Soltis) was my first grade teacher at St. Raphael in 1975, which may have been her first year of teaching. She was solely responsible for teaching me how to read, write, and add 2+2. She took a keen interest in me individually, and in fact I would say that she set the tone for my entire education, which ultimately included both undergraduate and graduate degrees. My parents took a strong liking to her as well, to the point where she stayed with me at our house when they took vacations (which deepened our bond even further). Though we moved away from Bay Village in 1980, I have thought of her positive influence on me many times over the years. I'm sure that I was not the only one who benefitted from her caring and kindness as a person, as well as her passion for teaching. I'm sorry that it took her passing for me to be able to say these things about her, and I regret not being able to tell her in person. May she rest in peace.

Natalie Lindow

February 3, 2021

Im very sorry for your losd and sad to see Shes gone. She was helpful to me when I moved to the condo. And was always friendly . Il miss seeing her.