Marilyn J. Ireland

Marilyn J. Ireland

Marilyn J. Ireland, 66, of Sunbury, formerly of Montoursville, passed away March 3, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Harrisburg and was the daughter of the late Harold G. and Hettie R. (Renker) Ireland.

She was a graduate of Penn State University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Art Education. She taught art in the Mechanicsburg Area School District for 1 1/2 years then taught in the Montoursville Area School District for 7 1/2 years. Marilyn loved to sew, sketch, work, cook, music, movies and cats. She helped with the Community Theatre League. She was a “unique actress.”

Marilyn is survived by one aunt, Melva Finan, of Cleveland, Ohio; best friend, Michelle Matthews, of Coal Twp.; angel, Karen M. Wasilewski, of Paxinos, and many friends.

There will be a gathering of family and friends 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home, 500 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, where the memorial service will be held noon. Pastor Gary Runtas will officiate the service. Burial services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Send condolences at www.jamesmaneval.com.