Waterloo, NY/ Lehigh Acres, Florida – Marla A. Chilson, 67, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, formerly of Waterloo, died Wednesday (December 11, 2013) at Hope Health Care Services Hospice, Lehigh Acres, Florida.
Family & friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, on Thursday (December 19) from 4 – 7 PM. Funeral services will be held on Friday (December 20) at 11 AM at the funeral home with Revered Leah Ntuala, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Seneca Falls, officiating. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery, Gorham, NY.
Marla was born in Watertown, NY on October 15, 1946 the daughter of the late Ralph & Valleita Jane Bolton Yonts. She resided in Lehigh Acres, Florida for 15 years. She retired from the former Newark Developmental Center of Newark, NY. Marla was a woman who loved a good game of Bingo, but most of all, she loved the time she spent with her family, including her children, grandchildren, & great grandchildren.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Allen Chilson of Lehigh Acres, Florida who she married on December 16, 1972
1 daughter – Michelle Bates, Lehigh Acres, Florida
1 son – Jason (Rieann) Chilson – Fort Myers, Florida
3 granddaughters – Amanda (Joseph) Briggs, Desiree & Valerie Bates
3 great grandchildren – Landen Bennett, Jullian Linden, & Colin Briggs
1 sister – Eula (Pete) Serrino – Rochester, NY
1 brother – William Yonts – Penn Yan, NY
Her mother-in-law – Marion Chilson – Seneca Falls, NY
2 sisters-in-law – Linda (Michael) Forgue – Bloomfield, NY
Dorothy (Guy) Luffman – Seneca Falls, NY
3 brothers-in-law – Maynard (Patricia) Chilson – Seneca Falls, NY
Ray Chilson – Seneca Falls, NY
John (Gloria) Chilson – Lehigh Acres, Florida
Many nieces and nephews
Please visit: doranfuneralhome.com