Marion Swope Uly
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Marion Swope Uly of Westport, CT passed away peacefully at the age of 89 in the Harbor Unit of Middlebrook Farms in Trumbull, CT after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's.
Marion was born in Easton, PA to her parents Katherine Burke and William Swope. She married Ted Uly, Sr. at Lafayette College and spent more than 60 adventurous years living across the USA and traveling the world with Ted and family.
Marion was an avid bowler in her youth and later loved to play tennis with her circle of friends. She walked 4 to 5 miles every day until her illness.
She is survived by two sons, Ted Uly Jr. of Sacramento, CA and Bob Uly, his wife Jane (Gamcsik) of Norwalk, CT. Marion is also survived by her brother, William Swope and family of Santa Clarita, CA and by her much loved grandson, Griffin Gamcsik-Uly.
Marion was predeceased by her Brother, Robert Swope and her loving husband, Ted Uly, Sr.
A private graveside service with Father Thomas Thorne of The Assumption Church was held in Willowbrook Cemetery in Westport.
The Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport, CT was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Marion may be made to Lafayette College Endowment Fund, 307 Markle Hall, Easton, PA. 18042.
Published in The Hour on Nov. 7, 2013