Marianne Marking, 76, passed away in Newark on Monday, April 5 2010, after a brief illness. She was born on October 19, 1933.
Born in Ohio, she attended the University of Michigan and Antioch College. An avid bridge player, she achieved Life Master status in 1996 and Silver Master status in 2001.
She is survived by Ron, her loving husband of 25 years, son Larry Countryman, daughter Sharon Crisler (Michael), stepson Keith Marking, brother Eugene Tyler and four grandchildren, Meredith, Graham, Lindsay and Kurt.