Marilyn R. (Schlaufman) Tracy

Died: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

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Marilyn R. Tracy age 84, of Ashland passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, on April 7, 1933, the daughter of the late Andrew and Kathrine (Bohland) Schlaufman.  Marilyn grew up in Adario and later moved to Ashland, she was a 1951 graduate of Savannah High School.  She had been employed with Comstocks Fabrics, had been a secretary with Myers Pump, and later retired from Samaritan Regional Health Center where she was a ward clerk and PBX operator, however she most enjoyed be a Homemaker.  Mrs. Tracy was a beautiful singer and had taken lessons at Ashland University.  She was also a talented seamstress, enjoyed knitting, cross stich, cooking, baking and traveling.  She was a member of the Lighthouse Pentecostal Assembly Church.

On July 12, 1952 Marilyn married Merle V. Tracy Sr. who preceded her in death in 1998.  Survivors include her children, Merle (Diane) Tracy Jr. of Adario, Debra (Allen) Cutlip of Ashland, and Paul (Karen) Tracy Sr. of Ashland; her grandchildren, Tiffani (Travis) Pirtle, Allen Cutlip Jr., Amber Cutlip, Joseph Cutlip, Thonda Shearer, Shelly James, Mick Bradshaw, and Paul (Carrie) Tracy Jr.; her 18 great grandchildren; 9 great great- grandchildren; her sister, Lois (Bertram) Livingston of Fremont; along with her sister in-law, Eileen Phillips of Elmira, N.Y.

In addition to her parents; husband, Merle; Marilyn was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Schlaufman; a great granddaughter, Tara Shearer; and a great grandson, Isaiah Bradshaw.

Funeral services will be held at Heyl Funeral Home on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Paul Tracy Sr. officiating.  Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Adario Cemetery.  The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Heyl Funeral Home 227 Broad Street Ashland, Ohio 44805 to help defray cost. 

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Rodney and Shirley Chambers
   Posted Thu January 25, 2018
Our condolences to the Tracy family and all family members on their loss of Marilyn. It was our privilege to have known Marilyn over these past many years enjoying a variety of family functions. Our prayers are with you.

Beverly Wisniach
   Posted Mon January 29, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

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