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Marilyn R. Cotton


1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Marilyn R. Cotton Obituary
HORNELL - Marilyn R. Cotton, 83, of North Main Street Extension, passed away Thursday (Jan. 23, 2014) at St James Mercy Hospital.

Born in Hornell, May 26, 1930, the daughter of Raymond and Annabell Norton, she had resided in Hornell all her life. She had been employed as a waitress at several Hornell restaurants, including the former Big Elms, Billy Schu's and the former Coachlight Restaurant.

Marilyn was a member of the Hornell Association and was an avid bingo player. She and her husband, Kenneth enjoyed traveling and Marilyn especially enjoyed taking bus trips.

She was predeceased by her parents; her son, Kenneth R. Cotton in 1973; and her husband, Kenneth H. Cotton in 2001. She was also predeceased by her sisters and brothers, Isabell, Martha Nichols, Dora Waight, Ruth Conkey, Florence Marcello, Paul Norton and Raymond Norton.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (John) Faulkner of Arkport; her sister, Carolyn Norton of Florida; two granddaughters; several great-grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews.

To send a remembrance to the family or to light a candle in Marilyn's memory, please visit wwwbrownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, director.

The family will be present from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, where funeral services will follow calling hours at 3 p.m., with Rev. Donald Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond.

Friends may make memorial contributions to the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on Jan. 24, 2014
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