Marian Bailey

Marian E. Bailey, West Scranton, passed away Thanksgiving afternoon in the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.  She was the wife of Earl W. Bailey.

Born 1936 in Franklin, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Elizabeth McNeilly Thompson and was of the Baptist faith.  Prior to her retirement she had been employed by the Mayflower Company as a machine operator.  She was a member of the American Kennel Club.

Also surviving are two daughters Cheryl Nichols of Spring, TX and Elaine Writenour of Bristol, TN;  two sons Lynn Beckwith and wife Sarah of Aibion, NY and Andrew Blackman of McDonnoch, NY;  two step daughters Candice Monahan and husband Martin and Kim Korgeski and husband John all of Scranton;  fourteen grandchildren;  eight great grandchildren; her beloved Sheltie, Riley.

As per Marian’s wishes she was cremated and there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd. S. Abington Twp., PA 18411.


  1. Cheryl Nichols

    Rest in peace Mom. I love you and will miss you very much. Thank you for always being there for me.

  2. Thresa

    So sorry you’re gone, but, I know you are at peace and the many trials and tribulations of this life are but a memory! We only recently got to connect and be in each others life. I will keep that positive and keep you and our family close! We will meet one day I know! Till then, keep our ancestors on their toes and watch over us all! Heart heart, bear bear, Thresa

  3. Jim & Christina Cassidy

    Our loss is Heavens Gain! Another Angel looking down on us and steering us down the right road. Marian was a lovely, caring woman. I just loved sharing photos of “Our Husbands Cars” with her on Facebook. She will be missed! We are truly sorry for your loss.

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