McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 Northeast Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO


Marilyn Ruth Vivona

Marilyn Ruth Vivona passed June 15, 2019. Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 19th, Rosary prayers at 9:30 AM, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church; burial in Resurrection Cemetery.

Marilyn was born in Williams, AZ and loved the Grand Canyon throughout her life. She attended Avila University. Previously she worked at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home, but mostly her vocation was her family. Marilyn loved music and was a talented pianist. She passed the love of music on to her children.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph; son, John Vivona and wife, Annamarie, son, Joseph Michael Vivona and wife, Mariangel, and daughter, Ruth Broxterman and husband, Michael; 3 grandchildren, Ethan, Logan and Gwen; and a sister, Nancy Ebeling.


  • Rosary Service Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Marilyn Ruth Vivona

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Ann Straulman

June 18, 2019

Wish I could be with you tomorrow.
Marilyn was a dear friend.
With Love for you all.