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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Marilyn B. Mihalek (nee Wesbecher)

09/16/1937 — 02/24/2019

Marilyn B. Mihalek smiling for a portrait photo

Marilyn B. Mihalek (nee Wesbecher), age 81 of Willowick, passed away February 24, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 16, 1937 in Cleveland to the late Robert and Margaret Wesbecher.

Marilyn was a retired bus driver for Willoughby/Eastlake School System. She was a parishioner at St. Mary Magdalene Church and was a former “Red Hat”.

She is the loving wife of the late Charles T. Mihalek; mother of Cynthia Mihalek, Robert (Tina) Mihalek, Gary (Deanne) Mihalek, Daniel (Tonya) Mihalek and the late Charles T. Mihalek Jr; grandmother of twelve and the late Daniel Gercar; great grandmother of fourteen; sister of Lawrence (Joanne) Wesbecher and Richard (Kathy) Wesbecher; sister in law of Lucy Calabrese; mother in law of Sandy Mihalek.

Visitation will be held 4-7 PM Thursday, February 28, 2019 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby, which is located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home.

A Funeral Mass will held at 12:30 PM Friday, March 1, 2019 at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 32114 Vine Street, Willowick. Burial at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

Donations can be made to Grace Hospice, 7314 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor OH 44060.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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9 Replies to “Marilyn B. Mihalek (nee Wesbecher)”

  1. What a great lady Marilyn would light up a room just by coming in I for one can not think of her without smiling. Luv u


  2. Dear cousin, Your were love in action. You had an enormous and generous heart. You showed us how to laugh and enjoy life. You were full of adventure. The world will have a little less humor without you. Enjoy your eternal glory. You have earned your rest. Rest In Peace. I will always love you.
    Your favorite cousin, Cheryl


  3. My sincerest sympathies for the passing of your mother. Words can’t express the sorrow I know you are feeling right now. May your family give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.


  4. What a nice picture of your Mom. She’s at peace now at last . I recall you talking about your mom and thankfully able to be there for her. My sister and I were able to take care of our Mom in her final years which was a blessing . God Bless you and your family.


  5. Very sorry for your loss deepest sympathy and prayers to her loving family. RIP


  6. Cheryle A. Hoehnen Misny February 26, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    Cindy I’m sorry to hear about your Mom, my prayers are with you and your Family at this time.


  7. So sorry for your loss
    Praying for you and your family


  8. God has given Marilyn wings fit for an Angel.. May you, Cindi, find peace in your heart knowing she is looking down on you and no longer suffering here on earth.. love, Lynn


  9. Thomas & Helen Locke March 2, 2019 at 1:03 pm

    Marilyn always was. A very happy person. We haden’t seen her for years, but always fond memories at the baseball parks when our boys were younger. God Bless & fly high you will be missed by many.


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