Marlyne Jo Anne Gormley

May 23, 1935October 30, 2020

Marlyne Jo Anne Gormley – Born May 23rd, 1935 in Wenatchee, WA to Edward and Mildred Wilburn and Older Sister of William Wilburn. After a short battle with Cancer she passed October 30th, 2020 Seattle, WA.

She was married to Jerald Gormley (deceased) in 1957 and had three children: Michile Smith, Pam Wright and Katrina Gormley (Deceased). Pam Wright is married to James Wright and Michile is married to Claude Smith and they have two children: Bobby Smith & Stephanie Rickert. Stephanie is married to Derrick Rickert and they have Elliot and Olivia.

Of all the accomplishments Marlyne had, she was most proud of her family. They spent every holiday together at her house and would help with her incredible decorating for all major holidays. Marlyne was very active in her community, working with the PTA, winning two golden Acorn awards, leading a campfire group at Cedar Park and Brownie troop at Lowell Schools. Finally, she retired from Olympic View Elementary in 2003 after serving the school as a secretary for more than 20 years.

Marlyne will be remembered for incredible smile and her love of her family.

At this time, we will be planning a celebration of life in mid-2021 due to COVID restrictions. If you would like to send any condolences, please send these to In lieu of flowers and cards to the family, please donate to Children’s Hospital in Marlyne’s name.


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Helen Hundley

November 21, 2020

Marlyne was a loving friend who was kind and generous. She adored her family and loved her friends. She had a wonderful sense of humor. I have so many fond memories of her. I will miss her dearly.

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