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Marliss L. Wilson

Obituary for Marliss L. Wilson

May 26, 1946 - August 22, 2018
Newark, Delaware | Age 72


Marliss L. Wilson, age 72, Of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Cadia HealthCare in Pike Creek. She was born on May 26, 1946, in Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Elizabeth (Price) Lazzer.

After graduating from Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, Marliss worked as an administrative assistant. She made a career of it working for the Eastern Methodist Conference of the United Methodist Church, where she retired after 28 years.

She enjoyed her time with family and friends, going on shopping trips for jewelry, clothing and collectibles. The beach was another of her favorite destinations, taking the family to Ocean City, NJ, and later Rehoboth Beach, DE. She appreciated the flower gardens that were planted by her husband, Ron. Marliss was a Philadelphia 4 for 4 sports fan, and she and Ron cheered on all the teams through the good times and bad. In her spare time, she would take in her favorite TV shows.. Her greatest devotion next to her family was God. She was a longtime member of the West Grove United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Ronald Wilson; daughter, Beth Walls, and her husband, Stephen; granddaughter, Kaname Walls. In addition to her parents, she is also predeceased by her beloved brother Rodney Lazzer.

A Life Celebration service will be held at 6PM on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, Inc., 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Friends and family may visit one hours prior beginning at 5PM. Burial will be held privately. In addition to flowers, memorial contribution checks can be made to "Christiana Care VNA" and sent c/o the funeral home.

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  • In addition to flowers, memorial contribution checks can be made to "Christiana Care VNA" and sent c/o the funeral home.
  • 122 W. Main St.
    Newark, DE 19711

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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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