Marilyn K. Gooden, 71, Lititz, former secretary

By on August 28, 2013

Marilyn K. Gooden, 71, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Brethren Village.

She was born in Fort Monmouth, N.J. to the late Clarence and Elouise (Talbett) Kingston.

She is survived by two daughters: Wendy L. Perillo, fiance’ of Barry Schwab of Ephrata; Amy L., wife of Drew Deeter of Doylestown; two grandchildren: Kaitlin Claire and Samuel William and a sister: Marjorie, wife of Paul Wickersham of Simsbury, Conn.

Marilyn worked as a secretary for Hartford Business Machines in Connecticut. She enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren, her dog Charlie and cross stitching, reading, playing cards and trivia.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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