Kimberly M. Marando
October 26, 1962 – August 30, 2019
MARANDO - Kimberly M. (nee Wilson) August 30, 2019. Beloved wife of John Marando; loving mother of Melanie and John (Nicole) Marando; devoted grandmother of Emma and Alana; daughter of the late Ralph and Irene (nee Knight) Wilson; sister of Deborah (Gene) Dahlin, Cheryl (Jack) Moyer, Ralph (Amy), Irene, Edward (Dana), and James (Sharon) Wilson. No prior visitation. A Celebration of Life for Kimberly will be held at a future date and time to be announced. If desired, donations in Kim’s name may be made to the Ten Lives Club. Your condolences may be offered online at www.denglerrobertspernafuneral.com
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Kimberly M. Marando
September 7, 2019
I met Kim on the day she was born. A Beautiful baby sister and we had not gained a sibling in 5 years so we were all very excited to care for her! She was a little bit of a tomboy which was good because Ed and James were soon to be her closest siblings and they were always wild and typical boys. She always held her own in a fray! All her life, Kim served others. She mentored Chuck Wee and gave him a home so he could get a GRE. She helped me with my first born,Heather and babysat for us. She helped her Dad and Glenna as they got older and needed care! So Manu others, I can not list them all. The best part of Kim was her strength and spirit! No matter when you talked to her the conversation began"I've had the best day, today!" She never complained or whined no matter what curve ball came next! She has set the bar very high for the rest of our family for sure! The phrase I remember best is" We put the "fun" in dysfunctional! She is the most fun of all! Love you and miss you! Your laughter will stay in my heart!
August 31, 2019
I remember first meeting aunt Kim at Christine and Tom's wedding. I was introduced to her as Erin's new boyfriend. I remember her looking me over and saying, "Erin's boyfriend ehh? I'm her aunt Kim and you mister, uh, Cooper have to survive my boyfriend test if you're going to date my niece. " Needless to say I passed. She pulled Erin aside and gave her approval. Gosh that was some time ago. I know I will miss aunt Kim very much. I offer my condolences to her family. I found this poem by Martha Pearson called Something Beautiful Remains.
The tide recedes, but leaves behind
Bright seashells on the sand.
The sun goes down but gentle warmth
Still lingers on the land.
The music stops and yet it lingers on
In sweet refrain.
For every joy that passes
Something beautiful remains.”