Marilyn McArthur, 85, of Wolcott died peacefully on March 26, 2020. She was born in North Wolcott on January 8, 1935, daughter of Roland and Florence (Wells) Stearns. Marilyn was the youngest of 10 children. Her siblings all predeceased her.
She married Earl Billings of Wolcott and together they had 5 children. He predeceased her in 1959.
Marilyn worked at home, as a homemaker. She loved pets, and had many dogs, cats, geese and even ducks. She was a woman of many talents. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, and cooking to name a few. She took pride in her flower and vegetable gardens. You could always find her working on a new project and making gifts for her children or grandchildren. After Richard retired they travelled in their motorhome to many places and enjoyed spending time with family. She loved spending time with her Grandchildren and was very proud of all of them.
Marilyn is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard McArthur of Wolcott and her 5 children. They are Paula (Billings) Williams of Wolcott, Carol (BIllings) and husband Steve McGranaghan of Orange; James Billings and his partner Sue of Grantham, NH; Kurt Billings and wife Karen of Wolcott; Roland Billings and wife Carmen of Morrisville. Marilyn is also survived by 4 stepchildren, Charles McArthur and wife Polly of Morrisville, Earl McArthur of Morrisville, Gaylon McArthur and wife Florence of Garfield, and Debbie (McArthur) Jones and husband Roy of Florida. She is also survived by her many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.
Donations to a charity of your choice may be made in lieu of flowers. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Taylor Cemetery in Wolcott at 4pm.
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