Obituary: Marilyn Pettinato Janes
Marilyn Pettinato Janes, 76, of Prescott, Arizona, died peacefully on July 5, 2013. She was born April 27, 1937 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Marilyn graduated from East Stroudsburg High School (Pennsylvania) in 1955. She then pursued her dreams of dancing and traveling before moving to Los Angeles. Marilyn found her first calling as a decorator and construction manager followed by her second passion, nursing.
Marilyn was actively involved in Daughters of the American Revolution and veteran volunteer activities. She loved painting, cooking, reading, and listening to opera.
Marilyn is survived by her two children, Chris Dupé (Shannon) of Colorado and Claudia Janes (Brian); grandchildren, Cole and Matthew of California. She is also survived by her brother, William Pettinato (Bernie) of East Stroudsburg, Pa.; as well as nieces, nephew and cousins.
The family requests donations in her name to your local Veterans organization.
"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will." ~ C. Bronte
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