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Marilyn Nelson O'Connor

January 31, 1931 — April 2, 2023

Marilyn Nelson O'Connor, 92, a longtime resident of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday, April 2, 2023.

Born January 31, 1931 in Wilkes-Barre she was a daughter of the late Merle and Mary Jane Jones Nelson.

Marilyn dedicated most of her life to caring for her family. She enjoyed spending time with all of them.

Marilyn was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where she loved singing in the choir. She was a proud 15-year participant in the Foster Grandparent Program of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

Her husband, Thomas J. O'Connor, died on May 24, 2022. Sisters Christine Jones and Jane Kelly Miller also preceded her in death.

Her children Clay and his wife Barb O'Connor, Trudy Shiner and her companion Joseph Clapps, Mary Jane and her husband Morris Walker, and Bridget and her husband Bob Potorski; grandchildren, Brad, Jill, Shawn, Brandon, Christie, and Zachary; great-grandchildren, Cash, Crew, Brandon, Cole, Lael, Brody, Dillon, Gavin, Ella, and Liam; great-great-grandson, Jayden; other family and friends, will miss her very much.

Marilyn's family will celebrate her life privately.

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