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Marilyn Esther Huntley

May 14, 1931 — May 7, 2023



Eden-Marilyn Esther Huntley, 91, passed away peacefully, May 7,2023 at The Manor in Morrisville, with her daughter Joanne and son in law Doug by her side.  

Marilyn was born on May 14, 1931, in Eden, the daughter of Howard Whittemore and Esther (May) Whittemore. She was the oldest of seven children, growing up on a farm.

 She married Kenneth Huntley in Eden, VT on July 30th in the late 40’s, and they remained husband and wife for almost 60 years when Kenneth sadly passed away in 2009.

 Marilyn owned and operated a daycare her entire working life up until her late 70’s. She truly had a love for children and held a special place in her heart for caring for children with special needs.

Marilyn loved being outside taking care of her flower gardens and enjoyed snowmobiling with her family. She was a bird lover and ran a 4H club for several years, but Marilyn’s greatest joy in life were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 She is survived by her daughters, Joanne Dezotelle and her husband Doug, Terry, and her husband Karel Lidral; her grandchildren, Andrew Dezotelle and wife Amanda, Holly Olio and husband Joe, and Arthur Lidral and wife Karen; her great-grandchildren, Addison Dezotelle, Everett Olio, Chloe Olio, and Wyatt Lidral; her brother, Richard Whittemore; and sister-in-law Thelma Huntley and Lloyd Kinney.

 She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Kenneth Huntley; father, Howard Whittemore; mother, Esther Whittemore; and her siblings, Clayton Whittemore, Winston “Peanut” Whittemore, Florence Machia, Helen Ingalls, and Betty Davis.  A graveside service take place on May 26 at 11AM Eden Corners Cemetery, Eden.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, May 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Eden Corner Cemetery

Eden, VT 05652

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