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Marilyn E. Golod

May 24, 1933 — March 1, 2021

Marilyn E. Golod, 87, of Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Pottsville, died peacefully Monday morning at the home of her daughter Elaine with whom she resided with for 11 years.

She was born May 24, 1933 in Scranton a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Sherman Garvey.

She was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary of Assumption High School, Scranton.

She was employed by Bell Telephone prior to retiring after 40 years of service.

Marilyn was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville, the St. John's Women's Guild, and Telephone Pioneers of America.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Max E. Golod, 1997; a brother, John Garvey.

Surviving are her daughter, Elaine Grapsy and her husband Mark, Schuylkill Haven; 2 grandchildren whom she enjoyed and loved watching turn into young adults, Jillian Grapsy, Dallas, TX, and Shane Grapsy, Philadelphia; a brother, Ray Garvey, Annapolis, MD; nieces and nephews.

Throughout her life Marilyn had many pets but dearly missed her beloved Mia who died in 2017.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 2PM from St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville, with Rev. David J. Loeper as celebrant. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions be made to St. John Memorial Fund, 913 Mahantongo St. Pottsville, PA 17901. Interment will be private at Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Arrangements are under the care of James B. Humphrey, Funeral Director, James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church

913 Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, PA 17901

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