STRATTON, MARIAN, 92
Ocala - Marian Stratton passed away on October 4, 2013. She was born on January 1, 1921 in Middletown Springs, Vermont. She was the daughter of Jesse and Helen McLaughlin. She married Paul Stratton and was married for 52 years. They moved from Poultney, VT to Ocala in 1978.
Marian was employed at Marion Senior Services as a senior companion for 20 years and received many awards for her services. She was also a member of the International Society of Poets and has published several poems and received numerous awards for her work.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul; son, David Stratton; brother, Thomas McLaughlin; and sisters, Eleanor Ricard, Adalaid Gemmell and Isabelle Renfrew.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Joan Sawyer (Richard); grandchildren, Richard Jr. (Lisa), Thomas Sawyer (Joellen Gurman), Jessica, Jami and Heather Stratton; two great grandchildren, Casey Cabral (Nick) and Adrian Sawyer; two great great grandchildren, Stephanie and Katie Cabral; several nieces and nephews, as well as a very dear friend, Ursula Costantini, her senior companion.
A Celebration of Marian's Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 12th, at Roberts Funeral Homes (2739 SE Maricamp Rd, Ocala 352-732-9944). In lieu of flowers, she would appreciate a donation to the Humane Society of Marion County or Marion Senior Services.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Oct. 6 to Oct. 10, 2013
Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce Chapel East
2739 Southeast Maricamp Road Ocala, FL 34471