top banner

Obituary Listings

Helen M. Marvin

February 24, 1920 October 31, 2019
Helen M. Marvin
There are condolences waiting approval on Helen's Tribute wall
Obituary for Helen M. Marvin

Helen Miriam Miksta Marvin, age 99, passed away peacefully October 31, 2019 after a long life and long battle for independent living, despite the progressive dementia over the past 9-10 years. Born in Detroit, Michigan on February 24, 1920, only daughter of Teofila (Tillie) and George Miksta. Sister to Joseph and Adolf Miksta and Edward and Walter Cherluck. Married Tyrus J. Marvin (deceased 1999) November 20, 1943 and had 56 years together. Mother to four children, Edward (deceased) (Diane-deceased) Donald (Patricia) of Livonia, MI, Christine of Lincoln NE, and Elizabeth of Canton, MI . Grandmother to Christy Marvin (Chicago) and Kevin (Stacey) Marvin (Raleigh NC), Michael Jonca (Grayling, MI) and Michelle (Jason) Briley (Auburn AL). Great-grandmother to Andrew and Ava Jane Marvin and Joseph, Connor and Madison Briley. Helen was a tireless and strong worker her entire life. Just keep moving was her motto for a long life. She took pride in being the mother to her four children, providing them every opportunity to polish their abilities and independence. Helen was an avid bowler most of her adult life, enjoying the socialization of the sport well into her 90s. She always enjoyed a good car ride, a good card game and a winning game of Scrabble. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00AM, instate 10:30AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Helen will be laid to rest beside her husband in South Lyon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Mercy Home Care and Hospice, 34505 W. 12 Mile Rd, Suite 100,Farmington Hills, MI 48331.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Helen M. Marvin, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

6

Nov

10:30 AM 11/6/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

830 S. Lafayette
South Lyon, MI 48178

St. Joseph Catholic Church
830 S. Lafayette South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Wednesday

6

Nov

11:00 AM 11/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

830 S. Lafayette
South Lyon, MI 48178

St. Joseph Catholic Church
830 S. Lafayette South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Graveside Service

Wednesday

6

Nov

12:30 PM 11/6/2019 12:30:00 PM
South Lyon Cemetery

479 Stryker Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

South Lyon Cemetery
479 Stryker Street South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

South Lyon Cemetery Final Resting Place

479 Stryker Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

479 Stryker Street South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph Mercy Home Care & Hospice

34505 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 100
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Helen M. Marvin

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Helen

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...