Marilyn B. Rainey

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Marilyn Barry Rainey, 82, of Eldersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

Born March 20, 1931, in Paulsboro, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph Samuel and Florence Ferguson Barry.

She had been the president of Crown Electric. She had been a church organist for many years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the drama club at Spruce Creek. She had been past president of the Association of Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Women in Construction.

Surviving are sons William Cole, of Eldersburg, and John Cole and wife Diane, of Gamber; daughters Mary K. Marcus, of Hampstead, and Suzette Cole, of Austin, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Tracy Cole, of Eldersburg; sisters Shirley Netzer, of Eldersburg, Edna Green, of Greencastle, Pa., Doris Soirez, of Hamden, and Joyce Mathias, of Ellicott City; former spouses Hugh Bradshaw, of Dunnellon, Fla., and Ray Cole, of Columbia; grandchildren Adrienne Marcus, and Dylan, Jackson, Connor, Courtney and Jennifer Cole; and great-grandchildren Nora Smith, and Nicholas and Katie Fortune.

She was predeceased by grandchildren Kyle Cole and Garry Snyder Jr.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Baltimore.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Community Development, 320 Cathedral St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201.

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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 4, 2013
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