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Obituaries Marilyn Markette Carlson


Marilyn Markette Carlson, of Ambler, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 2 at Spring House Estates in Ambler, PA.

Marilyn was born on September 18, 1946 in Derby, CT. Mrs. Carlson was a graduate of Shelton High School in Shelton, CT and an alumna of Southern Connecticu­t State University. Marilyn had a love for

books even as a child, and began working in the local library as a teen. She worked in various positions in Connecticu­t, New Jersey and Pennsylvan­ia. She retired from her career as the Library Director at Huntingdon Valley Library in 1996.

She and her beloved husband John loved living in Ambler – they enjoyed their home, their neighbors, dogs and many celebratio­ns hosted by Ambler. They

always opened their home to all, including their adult children and seven grandchild­ren.

Marilyn was predecease­d by her husband, John S. Carlson in 2014; her parents, John and Jennie Markette; brother, John Markette; and nephew, Shane Markette. She is the dear sister of Janet Markette Hamrick, the loving Aunt of two nephews, Paul and Jasen, cousin of Debra and dearest friend of Jo; who will keep her generous spirit and love for all. She is also survived by John’s sons; Mark W. Carlson, Scott A. Carlson (Kathleen), Eric J. Carlson D.O. (Joanna), and seven grandchild­ren.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA 19002, followed by the Funeral Service at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in George

Washington Memorial Park, Plymouth Meeting, PA. Remembranc­es to the Montgomery County SPCA 19 E. Ridge Pike, PO Box 222 Conshohock­en, PA 194280222 https://montgomery­countyspca.org/ would be appreciate­d.

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