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H.P. Brandt Funeral Home

1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA

OBITUARY

Marilyn Louise Wilkinson

October 6, 1934May 30, 2019

Marilyn Louise (Beetler) Wilkinson, age 84, formerly of Ocean Isle, NC. and New Canaan, CT., passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Seven Fields, Pennsylvania. She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin R. Wilkinson; loving mother of Jay (Julie) Vidovich and Jon (Michele) Vidovich; step-mother of Jennifer (Jean) Wilkinson and Susan (Francois) Wilkinson-Huet. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and a beloved aunt, Mary Thayer. A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Marilyn was a member of the marching band. Marilyn was extremely proud of family and had an extensive circle of friends that she cared deeply about. Marilyn was the epitome of a gracious host and entertainer. Family and friends will remember Marilyn’s class, dignity and humor. Whether in Brazil, Connecticut or North Carolina, her home was open to all. She had a “gift” of making everyone feel welcome, happy and cared for. Services are private and entrusted to the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org. To offer condolences please visit www.brandtfuneralhome.com.

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Jeanne Piscitello

June 19, 2019

I a deeply sad to learn of Marilyn's passing in the NC ADVERTISER.
Marilyn was my Administrative Assistant at Raveis Real Estate
in New Canaan in the late 90's. We were very close friends and I
cried at dinner as she and Ed and Jack and I said goodby. They moved to North Carolina and were closer to Jay and Jon, both
of whom I know through our many conversations about family.I always knew about Ed's girls and was around when everyone flew
to "Bali"??? for a very special wedding. I lost touch with her some time after Ed passed away. She was thinking of moving nearer to Jay and his family. The Christmas cards stopped and I think I tried to call her - too long ago to remember exactly how we stopped communicating. She has been a significant part of a period of my life
and I regret to learn she suffered from Dementia at the end. (My
assumption regarding Alzheimers - which I will send in her memory)
Her photo I remember - that's the suit she wore at Roger Sherman Inn party after she and Ed were married. Lovely memories,
Jeanne Piscitello 203-273-7637
My birthday is October 7th - we were under the same LIBRA sign.

Lisa Lowder

June 8, 2019

Marilyn was the mother in law of my best friend Julie & her son Jay. I remember her as being a classy, lovely lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY