Marlene E. West (nee Miller), 79, of Vermilion, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Kingston of Vermilion after a lengthy illness.
She was born October 11, 1938 in Coraopolis, PA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 48 years moving from Coraopolis.
Marlene was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Vermilion and volunteered with Vermilion in Bloom and Shore Thing. She enjoyed walking, flower gardening, and watching sunsets on Lake Erie.
She is survived by her sons, Paul (Becky) Garrigan Jr. of Greer, SC and Mike (Becky) Garrigan of Alpharetta, GA; daughters, Dolores (James) Deal of Walnut Cove, NC and Jennifer West of China; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Garrigan Sr. in 1970; second husband Richard "Dick" West in 2001; parents, Ingold John and Teresa (nee Heinrich) Miller; and her sister, Joan Miller.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 4-8 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion ,Ohio. Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am followed by a 10:30 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion, OH. The Reverend Ron Brickner will officiate. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Shore Thing, Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main Street, Vermilion, OH 44089.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.