Marilyn B. Hinsdale Walker, 56, of Clarendon, Pa., died Thursday after-noon, May 1, 2014, at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 19, 1957, in Jamestown, N.Y. She was the daughter of the late William and Mary Messenger Hinsdale.
Marilyn was a lifelong Warren area resident, and a 1975 graduate of Eisenhower High School. She was employed for more than 35 years with Blair Corporation, Irvine Plant in the Stock Department.
She attended Grace United Methodist Church, was a member of the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Monday Night Quilting group. She was a great mother who dearly loved her children, grandchildren, and always put her family as first priority in her life. She had numerous close and special friends. She was an avid baker, quilter and enjoyed reading.
She is survived by her 2 loving children: Erica Bailey and husband, Joseph of Warren, Pa., and Kyle Walker of Tiona, Pa.; a special lifelong childhood friend, Karen Lucks of Warren, Pa.; a brother, William Hinsdale of Willow Spring, N.C.; a sister, Mary Johnson and her husband, Larry of Sugar Grove, Pa.; 2 granddaughters; Ema Fox and Josie Bailey, both of Warren, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant son, Tyler Lee Walker, who died Dec. 3, 1983; a grand-daughter, Grace Elizabeth Bailey who died Sept. 28, 2012; and her in-laws, Chester and Kathleen Kiernan Walker.
Friends will be received at the Donald E. Lewis Fun-eral Home Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa., on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted Monday, May 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren, Pa. The Rev. Kevin Haley, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Pa.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made through the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department, 17 N. Main St., Clarendon, PA 16313 or the Tim Walker Scholarship Fund, c/o Warren County Sheriff's Department, 407 Market St., War-ren, PA 16365 or the Warren Public Library Associa-tion, 205 Market St., Warren, PA 16365.
Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.