Marilyn Rotharmel, age 52 of McKeesport, died September 9, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born October 2, 1964 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Barbara (Hall) Bova and the late Charles Mossburg, step-daughter of the late Frank J. Bova, and loving wife of Brian Rotharmel.
Marilyn's greatest joy was the time spent with her children and grandchildren, and she always looked forward to their weekly visits. She was an amazing and creative cook whose original creations will be missed by so many. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Cory Rotharmel of McKeesport, Nick (fiancé Colleen) Rotharmel of Glassport, Jesse (Haily) Rotharmel of McKeesport, and Kali (Shawn) Rotharmel of McKeesport; grandchildren, Jaden, Lillyanna, Henry, Alyssa, Alexis, Brianna, and Aliyah; siblings, Mandy Bova of McKeesport and Aaron (Katie) Bova of White Oak; and many cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and her faithful cat Cindy, who she referred to as her "princess". Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Evangelist David Millican will officiate. Entombment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Originally published September 12, 2017.