Marilyn Loraine (Corliss) Marchilli age 85, formerly of Georgetown, MA and Holiday, FL passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family of friends on Monday, April 17, 2017. She has been a resident of Fernandina Beach for the last 24 years. She was born in Salem, Massachusetts on November 1, 1931. She graduated Beverly High School and attended FL State College. She and her husband owned and operated A.B.A. Secretarial and Printing in Georgetown, MA. After retiring she pursued her passion in cooking and created “Catering Classics by Marilyn” in Fernandina.
Marilyn considered her friends her extended family and would love to cook, host parties and keep everyone well entertained. Her doors were always open to strangers that quickly became friends. She loved to travel (Thailand and Italy were her favorites!!) and her adventurous nature kept her open for new experiences.
Marilyn’s love of her life was her late husband Raymond Marchilli. She is preceded in death by her mother Jeannette (Grenon) Corliss, her father John Corliss and her brother Robert Corliss who loved to call her “Sissy”. She is survived by her daughter Judy Troncoso and her husband, Dr. Eudaldo Troncoso, of Palm Coast and one grandson, Stephen. She is also survived by her two “adopted” sons, Paul Butler and Bryan Burlingame of Fernandina and a countless number of other “adopted” children, too many to list.
Services will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the Burgess Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday at Oxley-Heard.