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Marilyn Marie Lee

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Marilyn Marie Lee Obituary
Marilyn Marie Lee

Keyport - Marilyn Marie Lee, 69 of Keyport, NJ was born on March 24, 1948 in Elizabeth, NJ. She departed this life on Sunday February 18, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her father, Leroy Mackason Sr., brother Leroy Marvin Mackason and sister Linda Ethel Mackason.

Marilyn graduated from Keyport High School in the class of 1966 and was a member of The National Honor Society. She married the love of her life, Raymond G. Lee in 1966. Their union of 51 years was blessed with four children whom she loved dearly.

Marilyn was an amazing and beautiful woman who was loved deeply by her many family, friends and all who knew her. She loved relaxing at home floating in her swimming pool. She loved to cook for her family. Marilyn also loved to travel with her husband.

Marilyn worked at Fort Monmouth for 40 years as a secretary and retired in 2011 when the Fort closed.

Marilyn loved the Lord and was baptized at Second Baptist Church, Keyport, NJ until she later joined St. James AME church in Matawan to be with her husband. She attended church and programs regularly at Second Baptist Church, Keyport with her mother and daughters.

She leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband Raymond G. Lee, loving mother Deaconess Elizabeth Mackason, two daughters Sylvia (Harlie) Pankey and Terri (Derrell) Ellis; two sons Ralph Lee and Ros (Lindsey) Lee; five grandchildren Harlie Smith, Bryana Lee, Ayana Lee, Alana Lee and Raymond Lee; one great-granddaughter Milani Smith; two Godchildren Robert Jameson and Ashley Lee and many treasured nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, brother & sister in-laws, cousins, family and friends.

Visitation will be Friday February 23, 2018 from 11:00am until the funeral service at 12:00pm at Second Baptist Church, 205 Atlantic St., Keyport. Entombment will follow at Forest Green Park Cemetery, Morganville. Condolences can be made online at

Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 243 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ will be in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 22, 2018
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