Marilyn Tyo

Obituary of Marilyn M. Tyo

Mrs. Marilyn M. Tyo, 85, a resident of the Masonic Care Community in Utica, formerly of NY Mills, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the nursing home. Marilyn was born in Utica, on September 5, 1934, the daughter of Lesley F. and Iva (Cole) Meeker. She was raised and educated in Utica, was a graduate of Utica Free Academy and earned her RN degree from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing. At one time, Marilyn was employed as a registered nurse with Syracuse Memorial Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Rome Memorial Hospital. She later was owner and operator of Crafts Galore in Yorkville. Marilyn was an Ordained Lay Minister in the Baptist Church. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church in Utica and more recently, First Baptist Church in N. Utica. Marilyn loved cooking and was an avid crafter. Mrs. Tyo is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Kevin Bonney of Sharon, SC; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Joseph and Kathleen Tyo of Frankfort and John Tyo of Utica; five cherished grandchildren, Vanessa (David) Stoquert, Amanda (Troy) Ferguson, Matthew Tyo, Marc Castelletti and Jamie Castelletti; three adored great grandchildren, Colton, Easton and Juliana; one sister, Bonnie Stewart, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by an infant brother, William Meeker and brother-in-law, James Stewart. Mrs. Tyo’s funeral will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 9:15 a.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica and 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 515 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica. Her burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica. Visitation for family and friends is Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 and 5:00-7:00 p.m.
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Wednesday
8
January

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Wednesday
8
January

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Thursday
9
January

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, January 9, 2020
First Baptist Church
515 Herkimer Rd.
Utica, New York, United States

Burial

Forest Hill Cemetery
2201 Oneida St.
Utica, New York, United States
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