Marilyn Harding, retired secretary

September 16, 2021

Marilyn Harding, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

A graduate of Chichester High School, she worked for many years as an executive secretary and retired from her position at Taylor Hospital in 1998.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren, cooking, boating, water skiing, gardening and just all around enjoyed life. 

She is predeceased by her father, Frank Bamford and her mother, Mary Bamford. 

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 53 years, Walter A. Harding, her three children, Dawne Strawley (James), Steven Greenwood (Denise), and Walter C. Harding. She is also survived by her much-loved four grandchildren, James Strawley (Jana), David Strawley, Bryan Strawley (Candice) and Lauren Greenwood; and her two great-grandchildren Jude and Jensen Strawley. 

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the American Stroke Association online at 

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