Marilyn E. Wolf (1934 - 2014)

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Marilyn E. Wolf

AGE: 79 • Hockessin

Marilyn E. (Goik) Wolf passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014 surrounded by her family.

Born in Chicago, IL, she married and bore three daughters. The DuPont Company brought the family to Wilmington, DE. Marilyn was a dedicated mother and homemaker. She also enjoyed her volunteer work with the Medical Center of Delaware Junior Board, her children's schools and was a Girl Scout leader for ten years. Once her daughters became teenagers, Marilyn began a career at Winterthur Museum, starting as a guide and working her way up to manager of museum tours and guiding staff. She also gave lectures on early American entertaining.

Marilyn was a loving and giving woman who will be greatly missed by her daughters, Thea Eckman (Richard), Debbie Sagin (Michael) and Andrea Ciabattoni (Buddy, deceased); her grandchildren, Tracy Taylor, Scott Weaver, Sarah Brisbin, and AJ, Nick and Geena Ciabattoni; and five great grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Streets, Wilmington on Monday, June 23 from 10:00-11:00AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Marilyn to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, PO Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 (

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Published in The News Journal from June 18 to June 22, 2014