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Marion Thome

Obituary for Marion Thome

August 23, 1929 - December 2, 2018
Lorain, Ohio | Age 89

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Friend


Marion Ruth Thome (nee Gilliland), 89, of Lorain, formerly of Avon passed away in her home on Sunday, December 2, 2018. She was born August 23, 1929 to Harry and Louise (nee Patterson) Gilliland in Sharon, PA.
Marion enjoyed working on puzzles and watching the Cleveland Browns and Indians. She loved watching college basketball and football, especially OSU. She cherished time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her children Lorraine Al-Nimer (Jehad), Douglas (Becky Troutman), and Glenn (Stacy); grandchildren Joel Clow, Todd Nagy, Diana Moore, Hanni Al-Nimer and Nejua Al-Nimer; great grandmother of 7.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 42 years, Bernard; Son Bernard Jr., and daughter Lynn Clow (Douglas, surviving).
Memorial contributions may be made in Marion's name to the American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44106.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 5th from 4-6:30 pm at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOMES 32000 Detroit Rd., Avon. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon at 10 am on Thursday, December 6th. Burial following at Old Holy Trinity Cemetery. 440-937-6175

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32000 Detroit Road
Avon, OH 44011
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