LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Marilyn J. Bergert, 92, of State Route 517, passed away at 3:10 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 at her home with her loving family by her side.
She was born December 4, 1926, in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Peter and Bertha (Essig) Peterson and had lived in Lisbon since November 1956, when she married her husband, Bill.
Marilyn had been employed as a stenographer in Canton.
She was a former member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon and was one of the founders of the HELP organization. Mrs. Bergert was a member and officer of the Women’s Missionary Society; a member of the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church and member of the church choir.
She was also member of Lisbon Music Study Club and a former board member of the Northern Columbiana County Community Concert Association and a member of Coterie.
In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur D. “Bill” Bergert; her sister, Shirley A. Evans; her son, Peter L. Miller and her son-in-law, Larry Carroll.
She is survived by her son, Robert L. Miller (Kathy) of Jacksonville, Florida; daughter, Jane Lynn Carroll (Alan Altomare) of Guilford Lake; son, James S. Bergert (Pauline) of Alpharetta, Georgia; son, Daniel L. Bergert (Ellen) of Jackson, Ohio; brother-in law, Gary Evans of Louisville, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Katherine Miller of Georgia, Chris Dean (Sara) of Florida, Kile Miller (Jessica) of California, Samantha Street (Kevin) of Ohio, Kristofer Carroll (Mary Ann) of South Carolina, Beth Ewing (Jon) of Hawaii, Nick Bergert (Morgan) of Florida, Andre Bergert of Spain, William Bergert of Ohio and Rebecca Bergert of Ohio; multiple nieces and nephews and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Mary Jo Bruinooge, officiating.
Private burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Canton.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., until the time of services, on Tuesday, April 23 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Lisbon Presbyterian Church Choir or Lisbon Music Study Club.
Friends may also send condolences at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.