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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Marilyn Gayle DiLiberto (nee Sustaric)

05/06/1947 — 12/10/2018

Marilyn Gayle DiLiberto smiling for a portrait photo

Marilyn Gayle DiLiberto (nee Sustaric), age 71, formerly of Eastlake, peacefully passed away December 10, 2018 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 6, 1947 in Cleveland to the late Steve and Mary Sustaric.

She previously worked at Cole National in Willoughby Hills and worked for the Willoughby-Eastlake Schools.

Marilyn was the former first lady of Eastlake. She was a past member of the SNPJ, loved traveling and spending time with her family.

Marilyn is loving wife for 50 years of Dan DiLiberto (former mayor of Eastlake); beloved mother of Daniel (Donna) DiLiberto, Brian (Stephanie) DiLiberto and Heather (Mark) Lavalais; grandmother of Nicholas, Emily, Kayla and Jessica DiLiberto, Andrew and Aly Mastrocola and M.J. Lavalais; sister of Cliff (Sue) Sustaric and the late Audrey Fitzmaurice and Steven Sustaric; daughter in law of Goldie (Nathaniel-deceased) DiLiberto. sister in law of Dave Fitzmaurice, Nancy Sustaric, Alan (Marylou) DiLiberto and Robert (Martha) DiLiberto; aunt of many; and her beloved pet Cody.

Funeral Mass will be held 11 AM Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at St. Gabriel Church, 9925 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd., Concord. Private burial will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday, December 17, 2018 at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center Street, Mentor.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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14 Replies to “Marilyn Gayle DiLiberto (nee Sustaric)”

  1. She was a real go getter who had a heart of gold. God bless her, she was a beauty.


  2. Full of grace and strength, she will be missed. Sending my deepest condolences.


  3. Cheryl and Tom Pishkula December 14, 2018 at 12:25 am

    We are so sad to hear of Marilyns passing. Rest in Gods Peace Marilyn. You will be remembered always .


  4. Dear Dan and Children: My heart is so sad with Marilyn’s passing. Even though I haven’t seen her for awhile, I remember all the wonderful times and laughs we shared. She will be missed in my heart.


  5. So sorry to hear of your loss Dan, thoughts and prayers for you and family.


  6. Mike and Sue Olsen December 14, 2018 at 1:56 am

    Our sympathy for you and family and our prayers. We never forgot your kindness to us when we lost Michael. God bless you.


  7. Paul & Carol Bene December 14, 2018 at 2:00 am

    She was and old neighbor and friend when we lived in surfside She was always friendly and thoughtful.


  8. I am so sorry that this has to be. I will never forget our friendship and the good times we had together. God Bless this family .


  9. My condolences to you and your family at this time Heather. May your Mother rest in paradise my prayers are with you your family at this time .


  10. Angela Keneven-Zanella December 14, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.


  11. My deepest condolences Dan to you and your family. The picture perfectly frames Marilyn’s sweet smile. Even after all the passing years (way back to our teen years on E. 176), her smile didn’t change. She’ll always be in your hearts.


  12. Amy, Angie and Sinuhe December 15, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    Dan and Family, we are so very sorry for your loss. We truly love you and Marylin, she was so kind and it was our pleasure to have gotten to know her.


  13. We are so sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. All the fond memories of her will be held in our hearts forever. Wishing You, Dan and the family strength and peace at this time. Rest In Peace Marilyn, we love You.


  14. James and Judy Barbee December 18, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Deepest sympathy to the family. Marilyn was a very special lady.


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