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.